Colombia Glider Crash

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
By George Hatcher


A Urdinarrain Air Club Lehtovaara PIK-16C Vasama (this is a glider; I had to look it up. The crash is bad enough you can’t really tell.)

The glider was climbing while being towed at Urdinarrain Airfield, Prov. de Entre Ríos.

The glider crashed, killing the pilot.

Ricardo Alfredo Cabrera was aboard the training glider. Apparently he was being towed, made a turn and came off without achieving adequate height.

The crash occurred in the field of Onelio Charadia where the pilot died on the scene.

Tags:

RSS Plane Crash News

Blogroll

  • Air Consumer.gov
  • AirCrashConsultants
  • Airfleets
  • Airliners.net
  • AOPA
  • Bird Strike Database
  • Bird Strike Database Query
  • EASA
  • FAA
  • Find A Pilot
  • Frixo
  • IATA
  • International Civil Aviation Organization
  • Montreal Convention MC99 English
  • Nasa
  • NOAA
  • NTSB
  • RITA
  • U.S. Office of Special Counsel
June 2018
M T W T F S S
« May    
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930  
  • Bus Crashes in Mexico; At Least 7 Killed, 28 Injured https://t.co/wGLzzRHUao
    about 17 hours ago
  • Iran Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam https://t.co/IEUIUpJ5WG
    about 17 hours ago
  • Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Atlanta https://t.co/PUVeF7ClVg
    about 17 hours ago
  • EasyJet Flight Returns to Copenhagen due to Bird Strike https://t.co/rtki8DKbFG
    about 17 hours ago
  • Cessna 172 Owned by Aerial Photography Company Crashes on 25,000-Acre Ranch Near Rotan https://t.co/JLR7gQI3fF via @San Angelo LIVE!
    about 18 hours ago