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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 158815
Last updated: 25 January 2021
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Date:12-MAY-2002
Time:11:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic FDCT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Flight Design CT2K
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: SE-YYA
C/n / msn: 01030108
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1km w Mellansel airport - ESUI -   Sweden
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:ESUI
Destination airport:ESUI
Narrative:
The approach was too high, the pilot aborted and returned for a new approach. The pilot selected flaps +15 but +40 was unintentionally selected. The pilot recognized the mistake when turning for final, applied power and deselected flaps. The control was restored for a short moment but then the a/c folded to the left and crashed into a forrest. The a/c was slightly overloaded.

The a/c came to rest standing almost vertical.
Both pilot and passenger sustained serious injuries, the pilot could not move due to his injuries and the passenger was trapped in the wreckage. There was no fire.

There was no filed flightplan and rescue was initiated at 16:21. The wreck was located by a local at 18:15 who could guide a rescue helicopter via cellphone who airlifted the injured to hospital some eight hours after the crash.

Sources:

http://www.havkom.se/virtupload/reports/rl2003_10.pdf Swedish crash investigation.


Revision history:

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22-Aug-2013 15:38 Masen63 Added

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