Accident Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 2 VH-GOV, Friday 2 January 2015
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Date:Friday 2 January 2015
Time:13:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic NIMB model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 2
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-GOV
MSN: 70
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:Chesney Vale, VIC -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YBLA
Destination airport:YBLA
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The glider, a Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 2 (VH-GOV) crashed under unknown circumstances. The pilot (71) did not survive the crash.

Sources:

http://www.ntnews.com.au/news/national/man-dies-in-victoria-glider-crash/story-fnjbnvyj-1227173004407
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.mmg.com.au/local-news/shepparton/glider-crash-near-benalla-kills-man-1.86126]
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-01-02/person-killed-in-gliding-accident-in-vic-chesney-vale/5997616

http://www.glidingclub.org.au

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jan-2015 09:22 gerard57 Added
02-Jan-2015 10:12 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
02-Jan-2015 18:22 Geno Updated [Source]
09-Jun-2022 06:41 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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