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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 169657
Last updated: 24 March 2019
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Date:09-SEP-2014
Time:11:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic LX32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lilienthal X-32 Bekas
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Ripky, Ripky Raion, Chernihiv Oblast -   Ukraine
Phase: En route
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Ukraine State Service of Emergencies in Chernihiv region reported an accident near the district center of Ripky, involving a Bekas X-32 aircraft.

The airplane was being used to spray corn fields. Most likely during a maneuver the plane touched high-voltage power lines. The 50-year-old pilot died at the scene.

Sources:

http://cn.dsns.gov.ua/news/1691.html The State Emergency ServiceChernihiv Oblast


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Sep-2014 20:22 Hans Gruber Added
09-Sep-2014 20:24 harro Updated [Narrative]

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