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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 268512
Last updated: 21 October 2021
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Date:13-OCT-2021
Time:08:32
Type:Glaser-Dirks DG-600M
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D-KIHR
MSN: 6-110 M 51
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Saint-Gaudens - Montréjeau Airfield -   France
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Saint Gaudens Montrejeau Airfield (LFIM)
Destination airport:Saint Gaudens Montrejeau Airfield (LFIM)
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
Shortly after take-off from runway 07, the towed glider (Glaser Dirks DG-600M , D-KIHR) stayed higher than the tug microlight (Aerospool WT9, 45AGR). The pilot of the microlight, judging the situation dangerous, released the cable. The glider flew to the left of the take-off path and struck trees and then the ground close to the threshold of runway 25.

Sources:

https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/occitanie/haute-garonne/toulouse/un-mort-dans-le-crash-d-un-avion-planeur-pres-de-saint-gaudens-2291791.html [photo in this article is from a previous accident in 2017]
https://www.paultian.fr/2021/10/comminges-crash-d-un-planeur-un-mort.html
https://www.ladepeche.fr/2021/10/13/au-sud-de-toulouse-le-planeur-secrase-le-pilote-est-decede-9848579.php [Photo in this article is from a previous accident in 22-04-2021 at Gudas, Fr]
https://bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/accident-to-the-glider-glaser-dirks-dg600m-registered-d-kihr-and-to-the-microlight-aerospool-wt9-identified-45agr-on-13-10-2021-at-bordes-de-rivieres/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Oct-2021 16:31 harro Added
13-Oct-2021 17:45 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Oct-2021 22:27 RobertMB Updated [Time, Narrative]
21-Oct-2021 16:50 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Oct-2021 16:50 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
21-Oct-2021 16:51 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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