Mid-air collision Accident SZD-48-3 Jantar Standard 3 SP-3688, Tuesday 26 April 2022
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Date:Tuesday 26 April 2022
Time:17:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic sz48 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
SZD-48-3 Jantar Standard 3
Registration: SP-3688
MSN: B-1522
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Končiar hill near Trebostovo, Martin -   Slovakia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Prievidza Airport (LZPE)
Destination airport:Prievidza Airport (LZPE)
Investigating agency: LNVU
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Two gliders crashed following a mid-air collision near Končiar, Slovakia during competition flight of FCC Prievidza 2022.
The gliders involved in the collision were a Polish SZD-48-3 Jantar Standard 3 (SP-3688) and a Lithuanian SZD-48-3 Jantar Standard 3 (LY-GBI).

Causes of the accident
- incorrect relative position of the gliders in circling relative to the pilots' field of view,
- the immediate cause of the accident was the collision of the gliders.

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



Revision history:

26-Apr-2022 17:22 hunnicat Added
26-Apr-2022 17:23 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
26-Apr-2022 19:32 Anon. Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
26-Apr-2022 19:48 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
27-Apr-2022 05:24 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
27-Apr-2022 05:24 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
27-Apr-2022 07:58 Anon. Updated [Registration]
27-Apr-2022 08:04 harro Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]
27-Apr-2022 19:48 nick Updated [Registration, Operator]
28-Apr-2022 05:32 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
28-Apr-2022 09:44 nick Updated [Cn]
14-Aug-2022 18:46 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source]
22-May-2023 06:39 harro Updated

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