Accident to the Jonker Sailplanes JS-1C registered ZS-GEO on 25/05/2021 at Château-Arnoux Saint-Auban

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Vol au départ d'AD Château-Arnoux Saint-Auban (04).

A l'issue d'un vol de plus de quatre heures, le pilote revient vers son aérodrome de départ. Lors de l'atterrissage il est surpris par un rebond et perd le contrôle en roulis du planeur qui part en cheval de bois.

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Flight from Château-Arnoux Saint-Auban AD.

Following a flight of more than four hours, the pilot returned to his departure aerodrome. He was surprised by a bounce during the landing and lost roll control. The glider performed a ground loop.