Accident Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 3T D-KIWE, Saturday 27 August 2005
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Date:Saturday 27 August 2005
Time:12:13 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic NIMB model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schempp-Hirth Nimbus 3T
Registration: D-KIWE
MSN: 27/93
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Fürth-Seckendorf Airfield -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Fürth-Seckendorf
Destination airport:Fürth-Seckendorf
Investigating agency: BFU
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The pilot lost control during aerotow shortly after take-off from Fürth-Seckendorf and released. The powered glider crashed into a house. The glider was destroyed and the house suffered moderate damages.

The pilot suffered serious injuries.

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

Sources:,templateId=raw,property=publicationFile.pdf/Bericht_05_3X145_F%C3%BCrthSeckendorf_Nimbus3T.pdf (picture of the aircraft)

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
22-Jun-2012 13:08 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
28-Oct-2019 18:34 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Narrative]
22-Nov-2021 16:10 TB Updated [Location]

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