ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87450
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Narrative:A private light aircraft, registration HLC029, was making a takeoff roll on the runway at Gongju Airstrip for a leisure/sport flight when it excursed from the runway and crashed in the Geumgang River by the airstrip. Aboard HLC029 were the owner pilot and a club member. Two persons died and the airframe was completely destroyed.
|Date:||Sunday 9 January 2011|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||In a river shortly after taking off from an airfield in Gongju -
|Phase:|| Take off|
|Departure airport:||Gongju Airstrip|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
The cause of this incident is that proper action was not taken because the pilot belatedly recognized the runway excursion due to the windshield fogging in HLC029, and a contributing factor is adverse flight conditions due to piled snow.
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