Accident Schleicher ASH 26E D-KCDW,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 23608
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Date:Wednesday 21 July 1999
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schleicher ASH 26E
Registration: D-KCDW
MSN: 26125
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:La Roche Bernaude - 05 -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Ste Croix du Verdon
Destination airport:Ste Croix du Verdon
Investigating agency: BEA
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The glider struck the terrain at low speed on an east facing slope, under the wind from the crest.

The pilot's limited experience in relation to his age and the possible strong turbulence near to the crests may be considered factors likely to cause the accident.

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


Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
28-Dec-2008 05:11 harro Updated

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