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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 217745
Last updated: 25 February 2021
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Time:19:04 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150F
Registration: EC-GQD
C/n / msn: 15061943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cervera del Llano (Cuenca) -   Spain
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Madrid-Cuatro Vientos Airport (ECV/LECU)
Destination airport:Requena Airport (LERE)
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
On November 13, 2018, at 16:39 UTC (17:39 local time), the Cessna 150F, registration EC-GQD, took off from the Cuatro Vientos airport (LECU) to the Requena airfield (LERE). The flight was conducted under visual flight rules (VFR) and the pilot was the only crew member on board. During the flight, the sunset occurred and the pilot continued to his destination. At 18:04 UTC the aircraft crashed into a farmland in the municipality of Cervera del Llano (Cuenca). The pilot died in the event and the aircraft was destroyed.

The report concludes that the cause of the accident was the loss of visual ground references by the pilot when performing a VFR flight due to lack of adherence to VFR procedures, in particular, light conditions.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 11 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

14-Nov-2018 06:25 gerard57 Added
14-Nov-2018 17:46 anloportega Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
15-Nov-2018 07:11 Anon. Updated [Time]
23-Oct-2020 09:07 harro Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Accident report]

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