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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195017
Last updated: 1 May 2020
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Time:21:40 LT
Type:Homebuilt Trike
Registration: LY-SBX
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sasnavos aerodromas (EYMM) -   Lithuania
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:EYMM
Destination airport:EYMM
A homebuilt trike aircraft with two people on board crashed while attempting to land at Sasnava after one circuit. On final approach a left turn at low height was attempted in order to change the landing runway which has increased the rate of descent significantly. The pilot had increased the power to full and tried to accelerate but the left wingtip contacted the runway surface flipping the aircraft over, killing the pilot and severely injuring the passenger.

The final report concluded the probable cause of the crash as:
- Pilot error attempting a descending manoeuvre from insufficient height with a high gross weight.

Sources: (Final report in Lithuanian)

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

25-Apr-2017 12:00 kukanotas Added
01-May-2020 08:28 harro Updated [Source, Accident report, ]

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