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salthill
03-30-2010, 08:08 AM
Anyone got a pic of the type of glider that Sheikh Ahmed bin Zayed Al Nahayan went down in?

cheers

DuxCorvan
03-30-2010, 09:06 AM
No idea.

BTW, he's no missing anymore, his body's been found. His Spanish instructor has survived with some inner injuries and a broken leg.

salthill
03-30-2010, 09:50 AM
ok
and any further info welcome

cheers

WTE_Galway
03-30-2010, 03:55 PM
Originally posted by salthill:
ok
and any further info welcome

cheers

some reports, note that Aljazeera claim it was an ultralight while BBC say glider.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/8595249.stm

http://english.aljazeera.net/n...033014532123232.html (http://english.aljazeera.net/news/africa/2010/03/201033014532123232.html)

Mercanario
03-31-2010, 02:07 AM
As a glider pilot myself this is sad news.

Swivet
04-01-2010, 07:07 PM
Check This (http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.microaviation.org/album-Shaking%2520hands%2520with%2520H.H.%2520Shk.%2520M ohammed%2520Bin%2520Zayed.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.microaviation.org/page-album-body.htm&usg=__cN5L_5peI0NtINxRJ4zcZPgqdQw=&h=300&w=400&sz=91&hl=en&start=6&um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=7N1pq6Ewuf2cuM:&tbnh=93&tbnw=124&prev=/images%3Fq%3DSheikh%2BAhmed%2Bbin%2BZayed%2BAl%2BN ahayan%2Bultralight%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26 rls%3Dcom.microsoft:en-us%26rlz%3D1I7GZEU_en%26ndsp%3D21%26tbs%3Disch:1) link.