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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189771
Last updated: 15 April 2019
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Date:01-SEP-2016
Time:16:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II
Owner/operator:Loop Team
Registration: S5-DES
C/n / msn: 28-7816048
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Čezsoča (area of Mrzla dolina), Slovenia -   Slovenia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:LJBO
Destination airport:LJLJ
Narrative:
The plane took off at 15:35 (UTC) from Bovec (LJBO) en route to LJU airport (Brnik). Mayday was sent a few minutes before 16:00 (UTC) after which contact was lost and plane went missing. It was discovered below Krasnji vrh around 01:00 local time with 3 occupants, all Slovenian nationals dead inside.
During the flight time there was a heavy storm front moving into the area which might have played a part in the crash.
Terrain is mountainous with deep valleys. Gusts and thermics are also possible. Bovec is a known gliders airfield.

Sources:

https://english.sta.si/2299844/three-die-in-small-plane-crash-near-bovec
http://www.rtvslo.si/crna-kronika/nad-bovcem-nasli-ostanke-pogresanega-letala-trije-mrtvi/401771
https://www.24ur.com/novice/crna-kronika/ponoci-pod-krasjim-vrhom-nasli-razbitine-letala-tri-osebe-strmoglavljenja-niso-prezivele.html
https://www.airplane-pictures.net/photo/736873/s5-des-private-piper-pa-28-warrior/
https://flugzeugbilder.de/v3/show_en.php?id=1109900
http://www.info-europe.info/ads/sports-and-recreation/adventure-sports/loop-team-slovenija-propilot-domzale.html
http://www.primorske.si/Novice/Kronika/Na-Bovskem-nasli-strmoglavljeno-letalo-umrle-tri-o


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Sep-2016 06:20 dragobabi Added
02-Sep-2016 09:39 Anon. Updated [Registration]
02-Sep-2016 09:45 Kami Updated [Registration, Source]
02-Sep-2016 09:46 dragobabi Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
02-Sep-2016 13:36 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Source]
04-Sep-2016 20:08 Janezdrilc Updated [Time, Location, Source]
05-Sep-2016 04:14 Janezdrilc Updated [Narrative]

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