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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207074
Last updated: 16 December 2018
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Date:05-MAR-2018
Time:14:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic FDCT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Flight Design CT
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D-M...
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gliderairfield Karlstadt Saupurzel -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Gliderairfield Karlstadt Saupurzel
Destination airport:unknow
Narrative:
The ultralight Crashed under unknown circumstances. The plane is located about 20 meters off the runway in a field about 200 meters east of the Vereinsheim of the Luftsportclub. There was a post impact fire.
The pilot (51) died.
The police said the pilot had wanted to transfer the ultralight aircraft that had previously been based in Karlstadt. According to reports, he had bought it here. A witness said ""It seemed like it was flying straight up or down." The next glimpse of the plane, it was already burning.
The man only has his pilot's license for a week.

Sources:

https://www.mainpost.de/regional/main-spessart/Flugzeugabsturz-am-Saupurzel;art772,9903575
https://www.tag24.de/nachrichten/absturz-flugzeug-kleinflugzeug-pilot-tot-karlstadt-saupurzel-flugzeugabsturz-feuerwehr-ermittlungen-465922


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Mar-2018 16:18 copi Added
05-Mar-2018 16:19 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
05-Mar-2018 16:29 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
05-Mar-2018 20:41 mhab Updated [Location, Embed code]
05-Mar-2018 20:50 gnomy Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source]
06-Mar-2018 14:39 TB Updated [Registration]
06-Mar-2018 17:41 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Operator, Phase, Embed code, Narrative]

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