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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 44169
Last updated: 23 September 2020
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Time:18:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20K
Registration: EC-JCT
C/n / msn: 25-0827
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:San Bartelome, Gran Canaria -   Spain
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:San Bartelome (GCLB)
Destination airport:Las Palmas (GCLP)
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
On March 22, 2006, at 1805 LT, a Mooney M-20K, Spanish-registered EC-JCT, was destroyed when while manuevering after takeoff, the airplane impacted terrain near Aerodrome de El Berriel (GCLB), San Bartelome de Tirajana, Gran Canaria, Canaria Islands, Spain. A post-impact fire ensued. The private pilot, the sole person on board the airplane, was fatally injured. The airplane was owned and operated by the pilot.
Day visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The personal cross-country flight originated at GCLB and was en route to Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary islands, Spain.

CAUSE: Loss of control after when the pilot became incapacitated following a steep climb after overflying the runway at low altitude.


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

Revision history:

28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
13-Sep-2017 09:44 harro Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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