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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 188030
Last updated: 12 February 2021
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Time:12:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PC6T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pilatus PC-6/B2-H4 Turbo Porter
Owner/operator:Skydive Toscana
Registration: S5-CMB
C/n / msn: 932
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Marina di Cecina -   Italy
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:LIQG
Destination airport:LIQG
A Pilatus PC-6/B2-H4 Turboporter, registration S5-CMB, operating a parachuting flight for Skydive Toscana, with 2 pilots and 7 skydivers on board, was operating out of Marina di Cecina airstrip.
Shortly before the drop was to begin, the 1st skydiver's emergency parachute opened and got blew the skydiver out of the aircraft, colliding with the PC-6 tail assembly and creating damage which rendered the aircraft uncontrollable. The skydiver went unconscious but landed safely with its emergency parachute still deployed. The other 6 skydivers managed to escape the aircraft safely as the aircraft entered a dive and crashed into a field, near the airstrip, killing the two pilots.


Revision history:

11-Jun-2016 19:10 Pilot_ Added
11-Jun-2016 19:18 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type]
15-Jun-2016 12:56 Pilot_ Updated [Source, Narrative]

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