Accident: Schleicher ASK 13, EI-GLD, near Gowran Grange Airfield, Co. Kildare, 6 March 2010



The glider became low on the approach to Gowran Grange Airfield, struck electricity supply cables, stalled and impacted nose first into a ploughed field adjacent to the intended landing area.  The glider suffered significant damage.  The Pilot evacuated the glider unaided and reported receiving only minor scratch injuries. 

Occurrence Date: 
Saturday, 6 March, 2010
Report Date: 
Monday, 28 June, 2010