NTSB Identification: ERA17WA303
On December 3, 2016, about 1750 coordinated universal time, a Schempp Hirth Ventus-2C motorized glider, Argentine registration LV-EDB, operated by a private individual, was substantially damaged when it impacted terrain after the left wing detached from the fuselage during soaring maneuvers near San Carlos de Bolivar, Buenos Aires. The Argentine pilot was fatally injured. The personal flight was conducted under Argentine flight regulations.
The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Argentina. Further information can be obtained from:
Junta de Investigaciones de Accidentes de Aviación Civil (JIAAC)
Avenida Belgrano 1370 – Piso 11
C1093AAO, Cuidad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Tel.: (54) 11 4382-8890 / 91
This report is for informational purposes and contains only information released by the Government of Argentina