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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160281
Last updated: 19 September 2019
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Type:Microbel TD 1+1
Registration: 00-939
C/n / msn: 89-121
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Isières Ulmodrome (EBIS) -   Belgium
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Isières Ulmodrome (EBIS)
Destination airport:Isières Ulmodrome (EBIS)
An ultralight weight-shift control aircraft took off from the airfield of Isières (EBIS) around 18:15 with a pilot and a passenger.
The purpose of the flight was to perform a local flight. Around 25 minutes later, the aircraft was last seen coming back to the airfield by a witness standing at a distance of 650m. The airplane was turning to the right, and diving. The witness heard the shock of the airplane hitting the ground. Both occupants were killed on impact.

The accident was caused by a loss of control further to a steep descent manoeuvre initiated by the pilot before landing. It is likely that the pilot was surprised by an unexpected behaviour of the aircraft caused by the poorly performed and unapproved aircraft modifications.


Revision history:

08-Sep-2013 08:16 jan olieslagers Added
08-Sep-2013 08:20 harro Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
08-Sep-2013 08:22 harro Updated [Time]
11-Aug-2014 10:02 collaed Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Phase]
25-Oct-2014 20:45 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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