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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189771
Last updated: 6 September 2021
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Time:16:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II
Owner/operator:Loop Team
Registration: S5-DES
MSN: 28-7816048
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Čezsoča (area of Mrzla dolina), Slovenia -   Slovenia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:LJBO
Destination airport:LJLJ
The plane took off at 15:35 (UTC) from Bovec (LJBO) en route to LJU airport (Brnik). Mayday was sent a few minutes before 16:00 (UTC) after which contact was lost and plane went missing. It was discovered below Krasnji vrh around 01:00 local time with 3 occupants, all Slovenian nationals dead inside.
During the flight time there was a heavy storm front moving into the area which might have played a part in the crash.
Terrain is mountainous with deep valleys. Gusts and thermics are also possible. Bovec is a known gliders airfield.


Revision history:

02-Sep-2016 06:20 dragobabi Added
02-Sep-2016 09:39 Anon. Updated [Registration]
02-Sep-2016 09:45 Kami Updated [Registration, Source]
02-Sep-2016 09:46 dragobabi Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
02-Sep-2016 13:36 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Source]
04-Sep-2016 20:08 Janezdrilc Updated [Time, Location, Source]
05-Sep-2016 04:14 Janezdrilc Updated [Narrative]

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