Accident Grob G102 Club Astir IIIb D-8695, Friday 4 August 2023
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Date:Friday 4 August 2023
Time:c. 12:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic g102 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Grob G102 Club Astir IIIb
Owner/operator:Luftsportverein Detmold eV
Registration: D-8695
MSN: 5554CB
Year of manufacture:1982
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Bayreuth-Bindlacher-Berg Airport (BYU/EDQD), Bavaria -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Bayreuth-Bindlacher-Berg Airport (BYU/EDQD)
Destination airport:Bayreuth-Bindlacher-Berg Airport (BYU/EDQD)
Investigating agency: BFU
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
On August 4, 2023, at about 1245 local time, Grob G102 Club Astir IIIb glider, D-8695, sustained substantial damage when it impacted the terrain while on approach to Bayreuth-Bindlacher-Berg Airport (BYU/EDQD), Bavaria, Germany.
The sole pilot onboard, a trainee, sustained serious injuries. The glider was being operated on a local training flight.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU
Report number: BFU23-0687-3X
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Sources:,TlyRC12 (photo)

Revision history:

04-Aug-2023 17:54 Anon. Added
04-Aug-2023 17:55 harro Updated
04-Aug-2023 18:54 RobertMB Updated
05-Aug-2023 10:27 fx128 Updated
05-Aug-2023 11:38 RobertMB Updated
08-Aug-2023 07:08 Captain Adam Updated
31-Dec-2023 18:11 harro Updated [Other fatalities]
21-Jan-2024 17:54 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Accident report]

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