ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87489
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Narrative:The aircraft took off from the runway on the beach of Monterrico Department of Escuintla, towards Santiago Atitlán Municipality, Department of Sololá, the flight was going smoothly until the approach and landing. On landing the pilot lost control and the aircraft bounced off the runway. The pilot then decided to go around. Due to the low speed and in landing configuration, the aircraft was unable to avoid impact with an avocado tree, which was on the flight path. The pilot sustained fatal injuries.
|Date:||Monday 10 January 2011|
Cirrus SR20 GTS
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Santiago Atitlán, Solalá -
|Destination airport:||Santiago Atitlán|
|Investigating agency: ||SVIA|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
The loss of flight control and the eminent impact against the avocado tree, which stopped the aircraft in the attempt to regain minimum flight control speed, after trying to land assisted even at the controls by the co-pilot, tube as probable cause In this accident, the pilot's lack of control, caused by crosswinds and gusts of winds in the same landing direction, thereby causing an extended landing and with a lot of speed. trees on the flight path, causing the fall.
In the impact of the aircraft with the tree and subsequently against the ground, the pilot struck the top of the cabin precisely against the aircraft's parachute ejection handle, to such an extent that this caused fatal injuries.
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|Investigating agency: ||SVIA |
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|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Download report: || Final report|
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