Serious incident Orlican VSO-10 Gradient OM-6507, Sunday 20 June 2021
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Date:Sunday 20 June 2021
Type:Orlican VSO-10 Gradient
Owner/operator:Aeroklub Spišská Nová Ves
Registration: OM-6507
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Serious incident
Location:near Nálepkovo -   Slovakia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Spišská Nová Ves Airport (LZSV)
Destination airport:Spišská Nová Ves Airport (LZSV)
Investigating agency: LNVU
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Damaged during outlanding in a hilly terrain, pilot (47) uninjured. Tail section damaged.

Causes of a serious incident
Incorrect estimation of the evolution of the thermal situation in the atmosphere.
Incorrect estimation of the altitude required to overfly the terrain to return to the take-off aerodrome, while moving away from the aerodrome, resulting in a forced landing into the terrain.
Incorrect estimation of the pitch and roll of the area selected for landing, catching the left wing on vegetation (tall grass), causing rotation (clock) and subsequent damage to the glider.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: LNVU
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

04-Jul-2021 18:50 Anon. Added
04-Jul-2021 19:48 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
24-Jun-2022 17:43 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report]

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