ACCIDENT; SCHLEICHER - ASK 21 (Glider), EI-GLB, Gowran Grange Airfield (EIGN), 24 October 2010:Report No 2012-002

SYNOPSIS

 

Following a short training flight the glider returned to land on the same runway but in the opposite direction.  As it was high on short final approach, side-slip was used to a low height.  The landing was heavy and the glider bounced.  It subsequently impacted nose down and was substantially damaged.  Neither occupant was injured.

Occurrence Date: 
Sunday, 24 October, 2010
Report Date: 
Wednesday, 18 January, 2012