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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193731
Last updated: 22 January 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PIVI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pipistrel Virus SW 80
Registration: D-MVPP
C/n / msn: 524 SWN 80
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Extertal-Linderhofe near Rinteln -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Egelsbach Airfield (QEF/EDFE)
Destination airport:Hodenhagen Airfield (EDVH)
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Because of weather deterioration the pilot wanted to diver to Rinteln. He descended too low until the aircraft impacted treetops. The pilot was seriously injured.

BFU conclusions
The accident is due to a collision with obstacles after the pilot was no longer able to fly safely in conditions which the visual flight weather conditions no longer provided.
The pilot's decision not to cancel the flight in time despite marginal weather conditions contributed to the accident.

Sources: (Lippe-Zeitung)

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 5 months
Download report: Final report


(© Freiwillige Feuerwehr Extertal - Löschgruppe Linderhofe)

Revision history:

20-Feb-2017 09:16 copi Added
20-Feb-2017 09:18 harro Updated [Registration, Narrative]
21-Feb-2017 15:19 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
25-Feb-2017 09:07 Anon. Updated [Registration]
17-Aug-2019 17:22 harro Updated [Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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