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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 66777
Last updated: 14 November 2021
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Time:19:56 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic E300 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Extra EA-300L
Owner/operator:Aeroclubul Romaniei
Registration: YR-EWD
MSN: 102
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bucharest, Near Clinceni Airfield -   Romania
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Clinceni Airfield
Destination airport:Clinceni Airfield
While training for an airshow, the pilot inadvertedly entered a flat spin. He tried to gain the control of the aircraft and exit the spin but was unable to do so. He reported the right rudder pedal is stuck and seconds later crashed still in flat spin. The pilot was very experienced and did unlimited aerobatics on a daily basis. After crash a problem on the right rudder command was found but it remains to be established if this was a contributing factor.


Investigation board

Revision history:

02-Aug-2009 21:00 lisad72 Added
16-Feb-2013 14:32 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Cn]
23-Oct-2014 17:02 Alpine Flight Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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