Incident Schleicher Ka 6CR CASA 40, Thursday 1 January 1970
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Date:Thursday 1 January 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic ask6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schleicher Ka 6CR
Registration: CASA 40
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Warren Hills Airfield, Salisbury -   Zimbabwe
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Warren Hills
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Glider was being towed on takeoff when the tug aircraft (VP-WAH) hit a tree and crashed. The glider managed to separate but stalled and crashed while attempting to land. The pilot was injured and the glider was badly damaged. Glider later repaired and returned to flying late 1970. Date not confirmed.
CASA = Central African Soaring Association.


Revision history:

21-Oct-2023 05:28 Ron Averes Added
21-Oct-2023 05:29 Ron Averes Updated

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