Sector Aviation

Ground loop during landing, PZLBielsko SZD-51-1 ‘Junior’, 25 September 2015 glider field Lemelerveld


During the winch start the pilot disconnected the cable when he heard a strange noise. During the subsequent landing the right wing tip hit the gound and the glider made a ground loop. The glider was severely damaged. The pilot suffered no injuries.


  • Start date 25 sep. 2015
  • End date 30 sep. 2015
  • Type investigationShort
  • Status investigationClosed

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