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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168235
Last updated: 30 January 2021
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Date:03-AUG-2014
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
AutoGyro MTOSport
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Jeddah -   Saudi Arabia
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Sama Aviation club, Jeddah
Destination airport:Sama Aviation club, Jeddah
Investigating agency: AIB Saudi Arabia
Narrative:
The gyrocopter crashed near the runway of the Sama Aviation club in Jeddah, under unknown circumstances.
After impacting the terrain, the gyroplane fuel system was ruptured, resulting in a fire. Both occupants died in the crash.

Sources:

www.emirates247.com/news/region/2-killed-in-saudi-gyrocopter-crash-2014-08-03-1.558346
AIB-2014-0182


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Aug-2014 15:24 gerard57 Added
04-Aug-2014 06:45 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
23-Oct-2019 12:21 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
23-Oct-2019 12:22 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]

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