Accident Schempp-Hirth Duo Discus D-...., Tuesday 30 August 2022
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Date:Tuesday 30 August 2022
Time:09:58 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic DUOD model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schempp-Hirth Duo Discus
Registration: D-....
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Rohr im Gebirge -   Austria
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: UUS Austria
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
During an outlanding, the glider collided with a fence. The passenger was seriously injured.

Probable causes
The decision to make an outlanding was made too late or at too low an altitude above ground and was then made on a meadow unsuitable for this.
Probable factors
- Unfavourable flight tactics
- Extending the auxiliary power unit below the minimum flight altitude specified in the flight manual.

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



Revision history:

11-Sep-2023 08:56 harro Updated

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