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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21731
Last updated: 17 December 2020
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Time:08:59 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150M
Owner/operator:National Flight Centre
Registration: EI-CHM
C/n / msn: 15079288
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Raharney, CO. Westmeath, Ireland -   Ireland
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Weston Aerodrome (EIWT)
Destination airport:Weston Aerodrome (EIWT)
Investigating agency: AAIU
The aircraft departed Weston Aerodrome (EIWT) at a reported time of 08.20 hrs on a flight to the west of the aerodrome. The purpose of the flight was a revision detail for a pre-Instructors rating test of the right hand seat occupant. At approximately 08.55 hrs, witnesses who were working on a house close to Raharney, Co. Westmeath, heard the sound of a revving engine and on looking towards the West saw an aircraft spiralling vertically down to earth. A survey of the accident site determined that the aircraft impacted vertically; there was no wreckage path and both occupants were found fatally injured within the wreckage of the aircraft. An inspection of the engine did not reveal any abnormalities. No evidence of pre-impact aircraft malfunction was found. There was no fire.



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

Revision history:

14-Jul-2008 00:57 harro Added

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