Accident Centrair 101 F-CGSV,
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Date:Sunday 10 January 2021
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic pegs model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Centrair 101
Owner/operator:Association Aéronautique du Val d'Oise-AAVO
Registration: F-CGSV
MSN: 101-00269
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Mantes-Chérence Airfield (LFFC) -   France
Phase: Take off
Nature:Banner and glider towing
Departure airport:Mantes-Cherence Airfield (LFFC)
Destination airport:Mantes-Cherence Airfield (LFFC)
Investigating agency: BEA
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The pilot announced that he was ready for a towed take-off from runway 30 of Mantes-Chérence Airfield while the canopy was misted. After take-off, the glider quickly rose higher than the tug and deviated left from the axis because the pilot could no longer see the plane. When the tug pilot detected this deviation, he released the cable, reduced the throttle and cleared the runway.
While the glider was at a height of 17 m, the glider pilot turned around to the left in order to land on intersecting runway 04. During this turn at low height, he lost control of the glider which collided with the vegetation.

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: BEA
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/accident-to-the-centrair-101-registered-f-cgsv-on-10-01-2021-at-mantes-cherence/

https://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/000/206/206978.jpg (photo)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jan-2021 20:25 harro Added
16-Jan-2021 01:17 RobertMB Updated [Location, Source]
16-Jan-2021 01:31 RobertMB Updated [Total occupants]
15-Jun-2022 09:47 harro Updated [Nature, Narrative, Accident report]

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