Accident to the Morane Saulnier Rallye MS894 registered I-RALC and the Schleicher ASK21 registered I-IVWM on 30/09/2017 at Belluno [Investigation led by ANSV / Italy]

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Italian authorities:

During aerotow, 30m AGL after take off, the airplane engine had a sudden loss of power. The glider disconnected, veered abruptly and then performed a heavy landing. The aircraft also managed to perform an emergency landing. Nobody was injured. The glider underwent large structural damage. The engine resulted heavy damage.