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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145358
Last updated: 24 November 2021
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Time:16:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic E300 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Extra EA-300L
Owner/operator:LEKI Aerobatic Team
Registration: D-EWKL
MSN: 064
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Hahnweide Airfield - EDST, Kircheim unter Teck -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:EDST
Destination airport:EDST
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
An Extra 300L reportedly suffered engine problems after takeoff from Hahnweide Airfield - EDST, Kirchheim unter Teck.
Attempting to return to the airport failed and the aircraft crashed into a wooded area, about 500m from the airport, caught fire, and burned out.

The co-pilot was killed and the pilot tried to rescue him, but sustaind serious injuries and was airlifted to hospital.


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Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

4 Sep 2011 D-EWKL LEKI Aerobatic Team 0 Kirchheim/Teck sub

Revision history:

30-Apr-2012 13:48 copi Added
30-Apr-2012 13:52 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
30-Apr-2012 14:14 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Source, Damage]
30-Apr-2012 14:15 Alpine Flight Updated [Operator]
30-Apr-2012 16:33 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Apr-2012 16:36 RobertMB Updated [Location, Narrative]
16-Feb-2013 14:27 Alpine Flight Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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