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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206016
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:17-DEC-1981
Time:
Type:Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 3
Owner/operator:private
Registration: D-2148
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Oranjegrad, Boemfontain -   South Africa
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed from 300 meters after towed. German glider champion pilot Georg Eckle died from heart attack.

Sources:

Hamburger Abendblatt 19 December 1981
BFU 4X065-81


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Feb-2018 20:28 TB Added
04-Feb-2019 21:29 TB Updated [Registration, Source]

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