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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228402
Last updated: 18 September 2020
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Date:21-AUG-2019
Time:12:36
Type:Silhouette image of generic TEXA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fly Synthesis Texan EVO RG
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: 4X-HYT
C/n / msn: F2EH1741202F
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Golan Height -   Israel
Phase: En route
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:Karnim
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: AIAI
Narrative:
On Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at 12:36 PM, a Fly Synthesis Texan pilot took off from the airport from Karnim to photograph vineyards in the northern Golan Heights, for the Ministry of Agriculture. About five and a half kilometers from the border, the pilot felt a slight blow to the right wing. As the plane continued to function normally, he continued working.
The aircraft was shot at by Israeli troops who thought it was a hostile aircraft. The aircraft landed safely.

Sources:

Ynet.co.il in hebrew
https://www.ynet.co.il/articles/0,7340,L-5573232,00.html
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/4XHYT/history/20190821/0939Z

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: AIAI
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Aug-2019 19:26 claudio Added
21-Aug-2019 19:28 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
21-Aug-2019 21:17 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
21-Aug-2019 21:27 RobertMB Updated [Country]
21-Aug-2019 21:32 RobertMB Updated [Country]
18-Sep-2020 11:28 harro Updated [Time, Departure airport, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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