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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230076
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Time:11:35 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic TL20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
TL-2000 STING carbon
Registration: unregistered
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Niihari, Kasumigaura city, Ibaraki prefecture -   Japan
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
An ultralight plane crashed under unknown circumstances. The plane was consumed by post impact fire. The pilot sustained fatal injury and the other occupant received slight injuries. JTSB launched an investigation.
On 25th October, it was revealed that the pilot had taken no appropriate legal permission to fly his plane at the time of the accident. The accident plane might be a homemade one.

METAR/SPECI reports at Ibaraki Airbase (about 15km NNE of the accident site) around accident
time (0235UTC):
RJAH 200224Z 07011KT 040V110 9999 FEW012 SCT015 22/16 Q1017
RMK 1CU012 4CU015 A3004=
RJAH 200300Z 08010KT 030V100 9999 FEW012 SCT080 22/15 Q1017
RMK 2CU012 3AC080 A3004=


Revision history:

20-Oct-2019 11:56 isamuel Added
25-Oct-2019 08:25 isamuel Updated [Source, Narrative]
29-Oct-2019 12:53 isamuel Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]

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