Factual Report: Accident Involving a Peszke S.C. GP-14-SE VELO Motor Glider, Registration OM-M821 at Gowran Grange Airfield, Co. Kildare on 27 March 2019. Report No: 2021-011

SYNOPSIS

During an aerotow take-off from Gowran Grange Airfield, Co. Kildare, a Slovakian registered glider, hit trees at the airfield boundary and subsequently impacted into the ground in the adjoining field. The glider impacted through two sets of post and wire fencing. The glider was substantially damaged. The Pilot, who was the sole occupant of the glider, was uninjured in the accident.

Occurrence Date: 
Wednesday, 27 March, 2019
Report Date: 
Friday, 17 December, 2021