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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150293
Last updated: 14 January 2021
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Time:c. 18:00 lt
Type:Silhouette image of generic COY2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rans S-6S Coyote II Super Six
Registration: 59-CSQ/F-JYLR
C/n / msn: 5874/54
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Buzet/Pont-à-Celles Airport, Hainaut, Wallonia -   Belgium
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Cerfontaine Airport near Cerfontaine, Namur, Belgium (EBCF)
Destination airport:Buzet/Pont-à-Celles Airport, Hainaut (EBBZ)
At the end of a flight from Cerfontaine Airport near Cerfontaine, Namur, Belgium (EBCF) to his home base at Buzet/Pont-à-Celles Airport, Hainaut (EBBZ), the pilot announced his intention to land. He also informed another ultra-light pilot on his intention to land exactly when the Hobbs meter of his aircraft was indicating 1000 hours and asked him to delay his take-off.

The pilot accepted to wait and observed the airplane passing in front of him and continuing his right hand downwind leg, he then saw the airplane making a 180° right hand turn in order to directly align in final leg. Suddenly he saw the airplane stalling, entering into a right hand spin and colliding with the ground almost vertically.

The cause of the accident is a loss of control of the airplane during the last turn in a landing circuit. The loss of control probably occurred due to the execution by the pilot of a 180° turn with an inappropriate monitoring of the speed and slip indications.

Contributing factors:
- At the end of the last flight, the pilot focused to land at 1000h “Hobbs”. This probably prevented him considering a go-around.
- The description of the stall characteristics found in the flight manual could have reduced the pilot awareness about the danger of stall with a “Rans Coyote” airplane.




Rans S-6 Coyote II (Private)

Revision history:

21-Oct-2012 11:35 gerard57 Added
21-Oct-2012 11:43 jan olieslagers Updated [Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
21-Oct-2012 11:44 harro Updated [Country]
22-Oct-2012 01:38 757 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Phase, Narrative]
25-Oct-2012 21:59 karyan70 Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
26-Jun-2013 19:04 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Jan-2017 19:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
08-Jan-2017 19:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
08-Jan-2017 19:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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