Loss of control Accident Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub OE-AER,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 279007
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Date:Sunday 5 June 2022
Time:13:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub
Registration: OE-AER
MSN: 18-5587
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Near Spitzerberg Airport (LOAS) -   Austria
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Spitzerberg Airport (LOAS)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: UUS Austria
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The aircraft crashed shortly after take-off from Spitzerberg Airfield - LOAS. The pilot (74) suffered serious injures. The female passenger (14) escaped with moderate injuries. The aircraft (ex. 2A-AP of Austrian Air Force) was destroyed.

Probable causes
- Failure to maintain minimum airspeed due to sudden changes in engine power.
- Loss of control due to a stall during climb (Loss of Control - Inflight).
Probable factors
- Low altitude reserve above ground
- Reduction in engine power due to throttle adjustment.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: UUS Austria
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report



Revision history:

05-Jun-2022 15:42 Alpine Flight Added
08-Jun-2022 05:29 Anton Updated [Source]

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