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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226332
Last updated: 15 January 2022
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Date:02-AUG-2018
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp Hirth Ventus 2C
Owner/operator:Centre National de Vol à Voile
Registration: F-CCAC
MSN: 89
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Col des Moucherolles -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban Airfield (LFMX)
Destination airport:Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban Airfield (LFMX)
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
The pilot took off at 12:54 by tow from Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban aerodrome for a circuit flight over the Alps. The pilot flew for more than an hour at an altitude between 3,400 m and 4,200 m.
After about two hours of flight, it made a transition from the Alpine massif to the Vercors massif and then followed a road to the north along a ridge line.
It passed vertically from the top of la petite Moucherolle. As he approached the top of la grande Moucherolle, he made a right turn near the mountainside. At the end of the turn, the glider's left wing hit the terrain and the glider collided with the ground.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/accident-du-planeur-schempp-hirth-ventus-2c-immatricule-f-ccac-survenu-le-02082018-au-col-des-mouc/

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: BEA
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 10 months
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

4 Aug 1986 PH-720 Private 1 Chateau d'Un w/o
11 May 2004 PH-1164 Private 0 Moorlacken, Unken sub


Revision history:

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19-Jun-2019 12:24 harro Added

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