Accident Schempp-Hirth Janus B F-CFAJ, Thursday 13 March 2003
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Date:Thursday 13 March 2003
Time:16:00 LT
Type:Schempp-Hirth Janus B
Registration: F-CFAJ
MSN: 153
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Saint-Alban-Leysse -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:LFLB
Destination airport:LFLB
Investigating agency: BEA
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The right wing of the double-seater glider touched a tree during flying on the ridge. During the collision the glider was in a high sink rate. The glider stucked with the wing and collided with the terrain, where it came to the rest. Both occupants, the flight student and the flight instructor, had luck. They escaped minor injured.

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


History of this aircraft

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Janus B after the crash. Picture (C) BEA France

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
27-Jan-2012 06:52 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
09-Nov-2013 22:45 Alpine Flight Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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