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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 268037
 
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Date:15-JUL-2021
Time:15:12 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic rls8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rolladen-Schneider LS8a
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: OY-SEX
MSN: 8201
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Merkinė -   Lithuania
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Pociunai Airport (EYPR)
Destination airport:Pociunai Airport (EYPR)
Narrative:
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:

https://www.delfi.lt/news/daily/lithuania/varenos-rajone-varzybu-metu-ore-susidure-du-sklandytuvai-vieno-pilotas-gelbedamasis-issoko-su-parasiutu.d?id=87712809
https://www.gliderradar.com/sid/1700997/time/15
https://www.soaringspot.com/en_gb
https://www.facebook.com/britishglidingteam/
https://lnk.lt/video/lnk-zinios-varenos-rajone-per-varzybas-susidure-du-sklandytuvai/135770
https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/6/35876_1532522536.jpg (photo)
https://en.havarikommissionen.dk/aviation-archive/2021/2021-245/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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