Serious incident to the glider LAK-17B FES registration PH-1620

Biddinghuizen, the Netherlands

On19 April 2019 in final approach, the right air brake of the glider did not extend. On touchdown the right air brake did extend, causing the right wing to drop which was followed by a ground loop. The glider suffered some damage. The pilot remained unharmed.

The safety investigation is performed by the Safety Investigation Authority of the Netherlands (Onderzoeksraad voor Veiligheid).

The Republic of Lithuania, as a state of design and manufacture of the glider, has appointed the accredited representative and his technical advisors to this safety investigation.

Status of investigation
2019-04-24 Safety Investigation started
2019-04-25 The accredited representative and his technical advisors appointed

Last updated: 15-05-2020