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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214934
Last updated: 2 September 2019
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Date:02-AUG-1987
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robin DR.400/180R
Owner/operator:Letalski center Maribor
Registration: YU-CDB
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Trente Valley, Bovec Airport (LJBO) -   Slovenia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Bovec-Tolmin (LJBO)
Destination airport:Bovec-Tolmin (LJBO)
Narrative:
The plane was doing a low pass at the confluence of the Lepena and Soča rivers near Bovec and hit the cable railway at approximately 500 ft AGL and crashed, pilot and four passengers were killed in the accident. There were too many passengers on the plane, three on the back bench, instead of two allowed. The plane was deliberately burned after the accident and the engine was buried close to the crash site.

Sources:

https://www.dnevnik.si/1042759073
https://www.primorske.si/kronika/v-hudi-letalski-nesreci-na-bovskem-je-umrl-pilot
- Air-Britain Archive (englisch), December 2016, S. 149.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Sep-2018 09:08 Anon. Added
01-Sep-2018 09:09 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Phase]
13-Aug-2019 10:50 Uli Elch Updated [Date, Location, Source]
13-Aug-2019 10:51 Uli Elch Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]

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