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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 169809
Last updated: 6 September 2021
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Time:13:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robin DR.400-180 Regent
Owner/operator:Klub Kraski Letalski Center Divača
Registration: S5-DKL
MSN: 1889
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Divača Airport (LJDI), Littoral Region -   Slovenia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Divača airport (LJDI)
Destination airport:Portorož Airport (LJPZ)
Investigating agency: AAIIS Slovenia
The aircraft took off at 12:54 p.m. from runway 29. After take-off, the aircraft turned west and then, in a left roll,
collided with the terrain that was 420 m away from threshold 11 of a grass runway. Upon collision with the terrain, the aircraft caught fire. Upon the crash, the pilot and two passengers died at the scene of the accident and one passenger sustained serious injuries.

Accident causes
Direct cause:
Collision of the aircraft with the terrain as a result of losing control due to a stall directly after take-off.
Indirect cause:
- attempt to fly with a maximum load, beyond the capabilities of the aircraft,
- the arbitrariness of an individual – members of the KLC Aviation Club, as a result of insufficient instructions, internal control, and situational awareness.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIIS Slovenia
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 6 months
Download report: Final report


Photo of S5-DKL courtesy

Diva?a (LJDI)
18 August 2013; (c) Joop de Groot

Revision history:

14-Sep-2014 12:19 gerard57 Added
14-Sep-2014 16:12 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Sep-2014 16:15 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Source]
14-Sep-2014 16:41 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location]
14-Sep-2014 19:52 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
14-Sep-2014 21:18 Geno Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source]
15-Sep-2014 17:27 Anon. Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Sep-2014 19:41 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
16-Sep-2014 19:13 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
29-Apr-2019 13:51 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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