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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 266774
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Type:Silhouette image of generic rls8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rolladen-Schneider LS8A
Registration: D-4776
MSN: 8172
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:near Montluçon-Guéret -   France
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Montluçon-Guéret (Lepaud) Airport (MCU/LFBK)
Destination airport:Montluçon-Guéret (Lepaud) Airport (MCU/LFBK)
Investigating agency: BEA
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
While training for the glider world championship, two gliders collided with each other while climbing in a right spiral. The pilots of the two gliders carried out a precautionary landing.
The gliders involved in the accident were:
Schempp Hirth Ventus A, D-5063 (MSN 82)
Rolladen-Schneider LS8A, D-4776 (MSN 8172)


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BEA
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

16-Aug-2021 09:05 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Narrative]
18-May-2022 07:57 harro Updated [Damage, Accident report]

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