Accident Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2cx F-CIGJ, Tuesday 22 August 2023
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Date:Tuesday 22 August 2023
Time:c. 15:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2cx
Owner/operator:Aéroclub Pierre Herbaud
Registration: F-CIGJ
MSN: 90
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Issoire-Le Broc Airfield (LFHA), Puy-de-Dôme -   France
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Issoire/Le Broc Airfield (LFHA)
Destination airport:Issoire/Le Broc Airfield (LFHA)
Investigating agency: BEA
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The tow plane and the Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2cx glider took off from Issoire-Le Broc Airfield (LFHA). After a right turn of the two aircraft, the pilot of the glider released the tow cable in the downwind leg. During the final approach, the glider suddenly took a steep nose down attitude and collided with the ground.
The pilot suffered fatal injuries.


History of this aircraft

Ex D-9511


Revision history:

22-Aug-2023 17:58 gerard57 Added
22-Aug-2023 19:22 Iceman 29 Updated
22-Aug-2023 21:50 Anon Updated
23-Aug-2023 01:40 RobertMB Updated
23-Aug-2023 09:45 harro Updated
24-Aug-2023 01:03 RobertMB Updated
01-Sep-2023 07:49 harro Updated

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