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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75095
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:19-NOV-2006
Time:20:00 UTC
Type:Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 4DM
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D-KOGH
MSN: 60
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Zapala, NE -   Argentina
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:SAHZ
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: JIAAC Argentina
Narrative:
Collided with the mountain during ridge soaring in Argentinia killing both occupants. The pilot and the copilot were Austrians.

Cause
During a sports flight of a motor glider configured as a glider, in practice of "mountain wave flight", impact against the slope of a hill for not maintaining the necessary separation and safety height.

Sources:

http://www.jiaac.gob.ar/files/pdf/Bol37.pdf
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.fra.at/Artikel/NachrufZarl/index.htm]
https://jiaac.gob.ar/files/2364335.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: JIAAC Argentina
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report
Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Oct-2010 06:27 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Narrative]
06-Jan-2012 15:12 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
16-Feb-2016 11:40 Anon. Updated [Source]
16-Aug-2020 13:34 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Aug-2020 13:35 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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