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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76498
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Time:17:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Ventus b/16.6
Registration: D-2961
MSN: 108/288
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Near Saanen - LSGK -   Switzerland
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:LSGK
Destination airport:LSGK
Glider crashed in train station-areal of Saanen during approach to Saanen - LSGK. The glider suffered substantial damage and was rebuilt as a Ventus cT (D-KEWO) which crashed in 1997 again in Austria.

The pilot was killed in this accident.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

13 Jul 1997 D-KEWO Private 1 Lengberg, Near Lienz-Nikolsdorf - LOKL w/o

Revision history:

26-Aug-2010 14:32 Alpine Flight Added
19-Jan-2012 04:29 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
19-Jan-2012 04:37 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type]

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