ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232225
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Narrative:The ultralight crashed shortly after takeoff from runway 12.
|Date:||Sunday 5 January 2020|
Rans S-12 Airaile
|Year of manufacture:||1995|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||4 km NE of Ulldecona -
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Departure airport:||Ulldecona airfield |
|Destination airport:||Ulldecona airfield |
|Investigating agency: ||CIAIAC|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities|
The pilot was making a local flight to and from the Ulldecona airfield with a passenger on board. When the aircraft was approximately 150 ft above the ground, the pilot completely retracted the flaps and started a right turn. It was at that moment when the aircraft fell to the ground, impacting 410 m from the runway end.
The pilot and his companion were seriously injured. The aircraft resulted in significant damage to the landing gear, fuselage, and wings.
Cause: Incorrect takeoff and initial climb manevuer.
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|Investigating agency: ||CIAIAC |
|Report number: ||ULM A-001/2020 |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Duration: ||1 year |
|Download report: || Final report|
||Updated [Narrative, Accident report]|
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