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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82911
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Time:19:18 LT
Type:Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 4M
Owner/operator:Schempp-Hirth Flugzeugbau GmbH
Registration: D-KLXX
MSN: 3
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rheinwaldhorn, TI -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Departure airport:LSZS
Destination airport:LSZS
The pilot was on a thermal flight when he collided with a mountain. Wreckage was found two days later. Pilot Schrempp-Hirth glider constructor Klaus Holighaus (54).


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

22 Jun 1983 BGA 2248 Roanne w/o

Revision history:

27-Nov-2010 05:42 Alpine Flight Added
24-Jan-2012 05:40 Alpine Flight Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
23-Oct-2014 17:48 TB Updated [Narrative]

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