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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205702
Last updated: 18 April 2021
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Time:13:23 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic K50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
KAI T-50 Golden Eagle
Owner/operator:Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF)
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Singapore-Changi International Airport (SIN/WSSS) -   Singapore
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Singapore-Changi International Airport (SIN/WSSS)
Destination airport:Singapore-Changi International Airport (SIN/WSSS)
Investigating agency: TSIB Singapore
One of the eight T-50 aircraft of the flying display team from the Republic of Korea Air Force participating in the Singapore
Airshow veered to the right of runway 20R at Changi Airport during take-off for an aerial display. Subsequently, the aircraft zigzagged on the runway for about 750 metres before skidding off the left edge of the runway. It then flipped over and came to rest on the grass turf beside the runway. Shortly after, the tail section of the aircraft caught fire, which was extinguished by Changi Airport’s airport rescue and firefighting service.
The pilot, who was the sole occupant of the aircraft, extricated himself and was not injured.

1 The aircraft veered right initially during the take-off roll, due to the NWS being disengaged when the nose wheel was not aligned with the aircraft’s nose and at lower aircraft speed.
2 The pilot attempted to continue with the take-off instead of aborting it.
3 The pilot’s subsequent inputs over-corrected the motion of the aircraft, resulting in the aircraft becoming uncontrollable and eventually veering off the runway and flipping over.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TSIB Singapore
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 8 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

06-Feb-2018 08:24 gerard57 Added
06-Feb-2018 08:25 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
06-Feb-2018 08:29 gerard57 Updated [Operator]
06-Feb-2018 08:52 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
06-Feb-2018 15:24 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
28-Mar-2018 08:27 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
04-Apr-2018 19:26 Anon. Updated [Embed code]
30-Oct-2018 19:42 harro Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Accident report, ]
30-Oct-2018 19:43 harro Updated [Embed code]
10-Nov-2018 16:28 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
09-Feb-2020 20:14 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]
06-Feb-2021 10:34 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code, Accident report]

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