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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194431
Last updated: 11 September 2019
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Date:27-MAR-2017
Time:16:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic LGEZ model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rutan Long-EZ
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: EI-CPI
C/n / msn: 17
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Dungarvan, County Waterford -   Ireland
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:EIWF
Destination airport:?
Investigating agency: AAIU
Narrative:
An aircraft crashed in a field, adjacent to the N25 main Dungarvan to Waterford road at Knocknagranagh, east of Dungarvan just before 4.45pm. killing the pilot.
Supt Mick Leacy of Dungarvan Garda Station confirmed the body of the man was removed to University Hospital Waterford for a post-mortem examination on Tuesday.
The AAIU Unit have sent investigators to examine the wreckage of the plane, badly damaged and to examine the crash site.
Pilot was a member of the Waterford Aero Club.

Sources:

https://www.rte.ie/news/munster/2017/0327/863005-dungarvan-aircraft-crash/
https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/pilot-killed-after-light-airplane-crashes-in-co-waterford-1.3026696
https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/elderly-pilot-dies-in-light-plane-crash-after-sending-distress-call-35571167.html
https://www.flyinginireland.com/aircraft.php?Registration=EI-CPI

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: AAIU
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 8 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Mar-2017 19:28 Pakman Added
27-Mar-2017 19:30 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Narrative]
27-Mar-2017 21:19 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
28-Mar-2017 06:50 Anon Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
28-Mar-2017 07:13 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Nature, Damage]
28-Mar-2017 07:15 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type]
29-Mar-2017 07:32 Pakman Updated [Departure airport]
30-Mar-2017 03:02 Geno Updated [Cn, Operator, Source]

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