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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146372
Last updated: 20 November 2017
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Time:11:00 LT
Type:Aerostar R40FS Festival
Registration: YR-5287
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Banesti, some 60 kilometers (37 miles) north of Bucharest -   Romania
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The pilot's Aerostar Festival R40FS ultralight aircraft caught fire after it flew into the light colored electrical cable and then exploded as it crashed into the ground on Sunday morning 17 June 2012.
The pilot was killed.

Sources: (photo)

Revision history:

17-Jun-2012 05:52 gerard57 Added
17-Jun-2012 05:57 gerard57 Updated [Time, Source]
17-Jun-2012 08:15 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative, Plane category, ]

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