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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 281342
 
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Date:09-AUG-2022
Time:15:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic rls8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Rolladen-Schneider LS8-18
Owner/operator:Navboys Ltd.
Registration: G-XWON
MSN: 8305
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:120km WNW of Tabor -   Czech Republic
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Tábor Airport (LKTA)
Destination airport:Tábor Airport (LKTA)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Two gliders, a Rolladen-Schneider LS4 (HB-3025) and a Rolladen-Schneider LS8 (G-XWON) were involved in a mid-air collision at the 12th FAI Junior World Gliding Championships in Tabor, Czech Republic.

The Australian pilot of one of the gliders was able to land his glider safely in a nearby field and was uninjured.
The pilot of the other glider parachuted to safety and was also uninjured.

Sources:

www.soaringSpot.com
https://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/000303114.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Aug-2022 18:11 Capt. chaos Added
10-Aug-2022 18:15 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
10-Aug-2022 18:18 harro Updated [Cn, Operator]
14-Aug-2022 18:46 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage]

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