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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 268037
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Time:15:12 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic rls8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rolladen-Schneider LS8a
Registration: OY-SEX
MSN: 8201
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Merkinė -   Lithuania
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Pociunai Airport (EYPR)
Destination airport:Pociunai Airport (EYPR)
A Schempp-Hirth Discus 2A (D-2691) and a Rolladen-Schneider LS 8a (OY-SEX) experienced a mid-air collision during the European Youth Gliding Championship.
D-2691 crashed in a forest after the pilot bailed out and OY-SEX managed to land.

Sources: (photo)

Revision history:

24-Sep-2021 18:16 harro Updated [Cn]
24-Sep-2021 18:16 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
24-Sep-2021 18:16 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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