ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145464
Last updated: 12 August 2019
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:06-MAY-2012
Time:12:35
Type:3Xtrim 450
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: SP-YPL
C/n / msn: E53
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ružomberok airport LZRU -   Slovakia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:LZRU
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
On 6 May 2012 the pilot of a 3Xtrim 450 took-off from the grass runway 24.
After the take-off the pilot started to turn left at an altitude of 15 m, flew over LZRU Tower at an altitude of 35 m and continued the flight at a course of 170°. Then the pilot started a sharp left turn to a course of 060°. At an altitude of 40-50 m above the ground level the aircraft sharply turned left and suddenly tilted over forward. The aircraft made a 1.5 turn counterclockwise, vertical to the ground, at full engine output and hit the ground.
About 5 sec after the impact the aircraft caught fire and started to burn.

Causes of air accident:
· the pilot did not pay sufficient attention to the meteorological situation,
· the pilot overrated the capabilities of the aircraft with exceeded maximum take-off weight,
· poor mastering of the flying technique after the take-off.

Sources:

http://www.telecom.gov.sk/index/open_file.php?file=doprava/uvlni/SKA2012006_EN.pdf

https://spravy.pravda.sk/cierna-kronika/clanok/144177-na-letisku-v-liskovej-sa-zrutilo-lietadlo-zahynuli-dvaja-ludia/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-May-2012 09:19 pe Added
06-May-2012 09:20 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
07-May-2012 03:13 signaal Updated [Time, Aircraft type]
11-Sep-2013 07:33 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description