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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16833
Last updated: 26 November 2019
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Date:08-APR-2006
Time:c. 13:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic RF5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sportavia-Pützer RF-5B Sperber
Owner/operator:Aeroclub Valkenburg
Registration: PH-626
C/n / msn: 51072
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Valkenburg (EHVB) -   Netherlands
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Valkenburg (EHVB)
Destination airport:Valkenburg (EHVB)
Narrative:
The RF5B motor glider was pulled out of the hangar at Valkenburg and prepared for a local flight. The outer wing sections were folded down and secured.
During takeoff the right hand outer wing section folded upwards, to a 90 degree angle with the inner wing section. The airplane rolled right and crashed.

Sources:

http://www.onderzoeksraad.nl/publicaties/ovv/rapport2006034_PH-626.pdf
- coptercrazy


Images:

Photo of PH-626 courtesy AirHistory.net


Hoeven - Seppe (EHSE)
1979; (c) Marijn Aarts (via Joop de Groot)


PH-626 at Midden-Zeeland Airfield Photo: 10 August 1990; (c) H. Ranter

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Mar-2008 05:05 harro Added
29-Sep-2011 07:59 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Sep-2011 07:59 Uli Elch Updated [Plane category, ]
11-Jun-2019 15:53 harro Updated [Narrative, Photo]

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