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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 180172
Last updated: 20 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PIVI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pipistrel Virus S-Wing 100
Owner/operator:Sportaviation GmbH Wien
Registration: I-B939
C/n / msn: 566SWN100
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Bovec -   Slovenia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:LIKE
Destination airport:Venice
Spacial desorientation in clouds resulted in stall and envelope excursion. Controlled flight was not regained, at approx 490 km/h and 10 G load the forced caused wings structure to lose intergrity, wings panel separated. Seconds before impact with ground and the crew activated the Ballistic Parachute System successufuly. Preliminary report from Slovenian Authorities available


Revision history:

05-Oct-2015 11:47 Vojko Added
07-Oct-2015 10:46 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration]
09-Oct-2015 16:50 transylvhwp Updated [Registration, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source]
15-Oct-2015 14:19 informator Updated [Source, Narrative]
15-Nov-2015 17:52 harro Updated [Cn, Operator]

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