Mid-air collision Incident Schleicher ASG 29E OH-969, Thursday 12 January 2017
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Date:Thursday 12 January 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schleicher ASG 29E
Registration: OH-969
MSN: 29506
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Near Benalla Airport, VIC -   Australia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Benalla Airport, VIC (BLN/YBLA)
Destination airport:Benalla Airport, VIC (BLN/YBLA)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Mid-air collision between two Schleicher ASG 29E (OH-969 and OM-2009) during the 34th World Gliding Championship in the 18m class at Benalla, Australia. Both gliders sustained damages, but managed to land their gliders at Benalla. Nobody was injured.



Revision history:

16-Jan-2017 21:39 Alpine Flight Added
16-Jan-2017 21:41 Alpine Flight Updated [Country]
16-Jan-2017 21:42 Alpine Flight Updated [Registration, Source]
09-Jun-2022 06:45 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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