Glider File Number BEA2019-0367 Accident, Saint Aubin, on 7 July 2019, SCHEMPP HIRTH - STANDARD CIRRUS, PH-1440

Accident to the Schempp Hirth Cirrus registered PH-1440 on 07/07/19 at Saint Aubin

Investigation progression In progress  
Progress: 50%

Summary

Local flight at Issoudun AD.

During a competition flight, the pilot landed in a wheat field at around 3 km from Issoudun aerodrome. During the run, the glider performed a ground loop and the tail boom broke.