Accident Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus 75 OM-0601, Saturday 20 August 2016
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Date:Saturday 20 August 2016
Time:14:52 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic scir model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus 75
Owner/operator:Slovak National Aeroclub
Registration: OM-0601
MSN: 699
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Velka Fatra -   Slovakia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Martin Airport (LZMA)
Destination airport:Martin Airport (LZMA)
Investigating agency: LNVU
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Crashed during slope flight in wooden mountain terrain at a locality called Katova Skala.

Causes of the air accident
- incorrectly chosen avoidance manoeuvre;
- flying low above the wooded mountainous terrain;
- stall and subsequent fall of the Cirrus glider into a spin.
Contributing causes of the air accident
Insufficient practical experience of the pilot with dealing with and foreseeing non-standard situations, also with regard to the total number of his flight hours.

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


Revision history:

22-Aug-2016 06:32 guiness Added
22-Aug-2016 07:40 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
22-Aug-2016 18:20 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Source]
22-Jul-2020 14:44 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Source, Narrative]
22-May-2023 06:26 harro Updated

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