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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 264008
Last updated: 21 July 2021
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Date:13-JUN-2021
Time:day
Type:Glider
Owner/operator:South Wales Gliding Club
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Gwernesney, near Usk, Monmouthshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Gwernesney Airfield, Usk, Monmouthshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The AAIB are investigating a glider accident at Gwernesney, near Usk, Monmouthshire. According to a statement/press release from the AAIB:

"We have been notified of an accident involving a glider that occurred near Usk in South Wales. A team of inspectors have been sent to commence an investigation".

Gwernesney (Welsh: Gwernesni) is a village in Monmouthshire in southeast Wales, and is located three miles east of Usk on the B4235 road to Chepstow.

Sources:

1. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/glider-accident-near-usk-in-south-wales-13-june-2021
2. http://www.uskgc.co.uk/our-fleet/
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gwernesney

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jun-2021 09:03 edk94 Added
14-Jun-2021 11:31 Anon. Updated [Date]
14-Jun-2021 16:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative, Plane category]
16-Jun-2021 17:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]
21-Jul-2021 17:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code, Category]

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