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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 24263
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Time:15:43 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2b
Registration: F-CGLV
MSN: 29
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Crête de Géruen -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:LFMX
Destination airport:LFMX
Investigating agency: BEA
Mid-air collision with a Rolladen-Schneider LS 8a (D-3968) in 2100m AMSL at Crête de Géruen. Both aircrafts were operating from St. Auban - LFMX. The pilot of the Ventus 2b was killed while the female pilot of the LS 8a bailed out of the aircraft and landed safely with minor injuries.


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

23 Jul 2008 N47JD Richard Johnson 1 10 miles from Midlothian, Ellis County, TX w/o

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
20-Jan-2012 02:27 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]

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