Accident Corby CJ-1 Starlet OK-AUV 91,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 305467
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Date:Sunday 1 January 2023
Time:c. 13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic CJ1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Corby CJ-1 Starlet
Registration: OK-AUV 91
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Hodkovice Nad Mohelkou Airfield (LKHD) -   Czech Republic
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Mladá Boleslav Airport (LKMB)
Destination airport:Hodkovice nad Mohelkou Airport (LKHD)
Investigating agency: UZPLN
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The pilot of the ultralight aircraft was flying from LKMB (Mladá Boleslav) to Hodkovice Nad Mohelkou Airfield (LKHD) and intended to make a passage in the direction of runway 01 at 100 m AGL with a subsequent landing on runway 19.
During the approach, before turning to runway 01, almost 2/3 of the left wing broke off. The aircraft started to rotate around the longitudinal axis and fell to the ground.
The pilot was killed and the aircraft was destroyed.
The pilot most likely exceeded the VNE speed during the approach to the pass and as a result the wing destruction occurred.

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