Anniversary Statement: Schleicher AS-K 13, G-DCMK

Air Accidents Investigation Branch

August 11
08:50 2023

This statement provides an update on the AAIB investigation into an accident involving a Schleicher AS-K13 glider, G-DCMK, near Talgarth Airfield, Powys, on 12 August 2022.

Following an aerotow launch, the tow rope disconnected from the glider at low level. The pilot carried out a forced landing in a nearby field, during which both he and the student on board sustained serious injuries.

The investigation is ongoing and the final report will be

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