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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228322
Last updated: 18 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Ventus 3T
Registration: D-KKGT
C/n / msn: 018-TS
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Monte Vettore, Rieti -   Italy
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Two self sustaining gliders collided near Rieti, Italy. One of them was able to fly back to Rieti using the engine, the other pilot bailed out and the glider crashed.

The involved gliders were a Ventus 3T (D-KKGT) and a Ventus 2cxM (D-KTBA). D-KKGT flew back and landed safely in Rieti

Both gliders took part in a competition in Rieti CIM - Coppa Internazionale del Mediterraneo - 2019


Revision history:

18-Aug-2019 16:03 The2ndBaron Added
19-Aug-2019 10:44 Anon. Updated [Cn]
25-Aug-2019 09:23 The2ndBaron Updated [Damage]

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