Accident Schempp-Hirth Janus Ce D-6420, Saturday 1 May 2010
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Date:Saturday 1 May 2010
Time:15:42 LT
Type:Schempp-Hirth Janus Ce
Owner/operator:Luftsportverein Neuhausen e.V.
Registration: D-6420
MSN: 298
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Near Cottbus-Neuhausen Airfield - EDAP -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:EDAP
Destination airport:EDAP
Investigating agency: BFU
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The glider was towed by a PA-25 Pawnee (D-EAYW). Both planes crashed just after takeoff about 800m from the airfield. The pilot of the tug (54) escaped with minor injuries. The two occupants of the glider (52 and 68) were seriously injured. Both planes were destroyed.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Sources:,templateId=raw,property=publicationFile.pdf/Bericht_10_3X045_PA25+Janus_Neuhausen.pdf;art1049,2898989 (photo)

Revision history:

02-May-2010 06:28 flyflyfly Added
02-May-2010 06:49 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Narrative]
02-May-2010 06:59 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Narrative]
02-May-2010 07:11 flyflyfly Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
02-May-2010 09:30 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
04-Dec-2010 12:23 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type]
28-Feb-2012 12:50 harro Updated [Source]
09-Nov-2013 23:02 Alpine Flight Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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