Accident to the PZL Swidnik PW6 registered D-5159 on 11/11/2022 at Amendoeira

Largage non contrôlé par le remorqueur, atterrissage d'urgence

Responsible entity

Portugal - GPIAA

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Portuguese authorities:

During a dual instructional glider training flight on t/off phase, the towrope released inadvertently from the tow aircraft at around 60 meters. The crew attempted to perform an emergency landing manoeuvre in a field, during which the glider impacted the ground.