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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168584
Last updated: 22 July 2020
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Date:04-AUG-2014
Time:19:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic DV20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Diamond DA20 Katana
Owner/operator:Opera Jet, a.s.
Registration: OK-CLO
C/n / msn: 10228
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Myjava -   Slovakia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:LZIB
Destination airport:LZIB
Investigating agency: LNVU
Narrative:
Canopy was not properly locked before take off and got separated during the flight. PIC was a fresh PPL pilot.

Cause of air accident
Poor mastering of the landing manoeuvre in the phase of emergency ground landing.
Contributing factors
- Unsuitable surface chosen for the ground landing;
- Separation of the cockpit canopy during flight;
- Mishandling of the critical situation after the separation of the cockpit cover.

Sources:

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.726249547447781.1073741834.240698976002843&type=1
https://www.mindop.sk/ministry-5191/transport/aviaton-and-maritime-investigastion-5238/publications/final-report/2014/ska2014004-04-08-2014-ok-clo

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


Images:

Photo of OK-CLO courtesy AirHistory.net


Nitra (LZNI)
16 September 2018; (c) David Unsworth

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Aug-2014 15:35 hunnicat Added
13-Aug-2014 18:58 martin Updated [Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
14-Aug-2014 09:53 Anon. Updated [Cn]
22-Jul-2020 13:17 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Jul-2020 13:18 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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