Final Report. Accident Involving a Schleicher, ASW 19B, Registration (EI-GLV) at Dunlavin ,Co. Wicklow. 27 July 2019. Report No 2021-013

While flying in the vicinity of Dunlavin, Co Wicklow in a Schleicher ASW 19 B single seat glider, the Pilot was unable to locate thermal activity to obtain sufficient lift to continue the flight and thus completed an ‘out-landing’. The Pilot reported that during the landing roll, the glider impacted a hedgerow surrounding the landing field and sustained substantial damage. The Pilot was uninjured.
Occurrence Date: 
Saturday, 27 July, 2019
Report Date: 
Thursday, 30 December, 2021