Accident Schleicher ASW 24 OH-794, Friday 10 April 2015
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Date:Friday 10 April 2015
Time:16:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schleicher ASW 24
Owner/operator:Tampereen Ilmailuyhdistys Ry
Registration: OH-794
MSN: 24058
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Oslany -   Slovakia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:LZNI
Destination airport:LZNI
Investigating agency: LNVU
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The glider was on a contest flight with a pilot from Finland, age 61. During the flight he became too low over forested mountainous terrain, hit the trees and crashed into dense forest. Luckily he escaped without serious injuries, the glider was destroyed.

Causes of air accident
- Wrong estimate of thermal conditions by the pilot.
- Flight in a low altitude above a forested area.
- Contact of the wing with the tree-tops

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: LNVU
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

12-Apr-2015 19:27 SK Added
13-Apr-2015 16:46 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator]
22-Jul-2020 13:21 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Source, Narrative]
22-Jul-2020 13:21 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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