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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17546
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Date:11-NOV-1998
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic TS11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
PZL TS-11 Iskra
Owner/operator:Polish Air Force
Registration: 713
MSN: 1H0713
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Otwock -   Poland
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Minsk Mazowiecki (11:35)
Destination airport:Minsk Mazowiecki ?
Narrative:
A military training plane from Iskry Aerobatic Team crashed early afternoon in bad weather due to reconnoitering flight, during which pilots have a task - verify weather conditions before ceremony for Independence Day. Plane crashed in forest near Otwock. Entire flight run in very bad weather, on low flight level, in clouds. Capt Tomasz Pajórek and Capt Mariusz Oliwa.

The probable cause of crash: ice buid-up in plane or error with horizon system, which caused spatial disorientation.

Sources:

Komenda Głowna Policji
AFM September 2002, p75


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Apr-2008 08:17 Matio Added
25-Dec-2019 11:31 TB Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Feb-2020 20:24 TB Updated [Cn]

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