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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20904
Last updated: 3 December 2019
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Date:05-JUN-2008
Time:21:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic VEZE model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rutan VariEze
Owner/operator:private
Registration: LN-MAB
C/n / msn: 2072
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 mi S of Torp (ENTO) -   Norway
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Flensburg
Destination airport:ENJB - Jarlsberg
Narrative:
The aircraft made an emergency landing in a field next to a residential area following engine problems, struck trees and flipped over. The reason was fuel exhaustion as the pilot was not familiar with the fuel system of the aircraft. The pilot had only 14 hours of flight experience in the aircraft type and 125 hours of total flight time. The pilot sustained serious injuries. The passenger escaped with minor injuries.

Sources:

https://www.aibn.no/Luftfart/Rapporter/2010-09?pid=SHT-Report-ReportFile&attach=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jun-2008 11:30 asyl Added
12-Mar-2010 10:48 harro Updated [Time, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Jun-2010 10:12 slowkid Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
13-Sep-2017 13:15 TB Updated [Location]

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