Preliminary Accident Reports

August 2010 Issue

June 15, 2010, Parowan, Utah, Schleicher Ash 26E/Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2CT

The two gliders were involved in a midair collision at 1533 Mountain time. Neither pilot was injured. Both pilots were the sole occupants of their respective gliders. The Ash 26E sustained substantial damage, but the Ventus 2CT was not damaged. Both pilots were operating in visual conditions. Both gliders departed Parowan about three hours prior to the collision, and Parowan was the planned final destination for both pilots.

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