Incident Schleicher ASK 21 D-5417, Sunday 30 July 2023
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Date:Sunday 30 July 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic ask1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schleicher ASK 21
Registration: D-5417
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:near Burg Feuerstein Airfield (URD/EDQE) -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Burg Feuerstein Airfield (URD/EDQE)
Destination airport:
The glider pilot had been towed into the air by a motorized aircraft at an airfield on Sunday, when strong crosswinds caught the glider.

The instructor released the tow rope and initiated an emergency landing. During the landing, the plane clipped a tree and hit a field. The 55 year old instructor and his 16 year old student were taken to hospital due to having suffered light injuries.


Revision history:

31-Jul-2023 18:02 Commander114 Added
01-Aug-2023 06:21 gianniprof Updated
02-Aug-2023 06:43 Anon. Updated
02-Aug-2023 06:43 harro Updated
21-Oct-2023 12:22 Anon. Updated

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