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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 263457
Last updated: 24 November 2021
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Date:30-MAY-2021
Time:c. 14:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DUOD model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Duo Discus XLT
Owner/operator:Fliegerschule Wasserkuppe
Registration: D-KXLW
MSN: 236
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Flugplatz Wasserkuppe (EDER) -   Germany
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Gersfeld-Wasserkuppe Airfield (EDER)
Destination airport:Gersfeld-Wasserkuppe Airfield (EDER)
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Narrative:
Came in too high on landing, caught in a safety net at the end of the runway and came to the rest on the country road.

Sources:

https://osthessen-news.de/n11647047/in-der-rhoen-segelflugzeug-fliegt-ueber-landebahn-hinaus-fangnetz-bremst-ab.html
https://www.hessenschau.de/panorama/unfall-auf-der-wasserkuppe-segelflieger-landet-ungewollt-auf-strasse,segelflieger-lande-100.html

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/6/97902_1596796148.jpg (photo)


Images:

Photo of D-KXLW courtesy AirHistory.net


Wasserkuppe (EDER)
12 July 2015; (c) Peter Vercruijsse

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-May-2021 16:29 Anon. Added
31-May-2021 17:11 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
31-May-2021 17:12 RobertMB Updated [Date]
31-May-2021 17:18 RobertMB Updated [Source]
01-Jun-2021 19:55 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]

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