Incident TL Ultralight TL-3000 Sirius PH-4M1,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189596
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Date:Friday 26 August 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic TL30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
TL Ultralight TL-3000 Sirius
Registration: PH-4M1
MSN: 10 SI 44
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Grefrath-Niershorst Airfield (EDLF) -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Grefrath-Niershorst Airfield (EDLF)
Destination airport:Texel Airport (EHTX)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A TL-Ultralight TL-3000 Sirius sustained substantial damage when it impacted the ground at Grefrath-Niershorst Airfield, Germany following the low-altitude release of the aircraft's ballistic parachute.
The aircraft operated on a flight from Grefrath-Niershorst Airfield (EDLF) to a fly-in at Texel Airport, Netherlands. The aircraft suffered nosegear damage upon landing at Texel. A go around was performed and Texel Radio advised the pilot to return to the home base if he had sufficient fuel remaining. Texel Radio stated he observed damage to the nose landing gear, but was unable to precisely determine the damage.
The aircraft returned to Grefrath-Niershorst Airfield. After circling the airfield, the ballistic parachute was released.
Both occupants were injured.


Texel Radio audio: [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:] (starting approx 20:00)

Revision history:

27-Aug-2016 08:32 harro Added
27-Aug-2016 08:53 harro Updated [Narrative]
27-Aug-2016 08:54 harro Updated [Source]
27-Aug-2016 14:41 Geno Updated [Time, Source]

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