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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210311
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Date:01-MAY-2018
Time:17:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic VL3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
JMB Aircraft VL-3 Evolution
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: SP-SATM
C/n / msn: 235
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Kołbiel-Skorup, Celestynów, Otwock County, Masovian Voivodeship -   Poland
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Nadolna k/Nieborów Airfield
Destination airport:Kolbiel-Skorupy airfield
Investigating agency: SCAAI Poland
Narrative:
The VL-3 ultralight entered a spin when turning to finals and crashed in a forest, killing the pilot. The aircraft burned out.


"The cause of the accident was a mistake in the piloting technique of pulling the plane in a low height turn in the landing configuration.
Factors were:
1. flight in a turn with a slip to the right wing;
2. construction of an unusual landing manoeuvre requiring energetic control of the aircraft in landing configuration;
3. the pilot was operating with a delay due to an arranged meeting.

Sources:

https://skrzydla.org/photo-JMB-Aircraft-VL3-Evolution-186012
http://wiadomosci.gazeta.pl/wiadomosci/7,114883,23345809,niewielki-samolot-rozbil-sie-niedaleko-celestynowa-upadku-nie.html
https://dlapilota.pl/wiadomosci/pkbwl/raport-wstepny-pkbwl-dotyczacy-wypadku-samolotu-ultralekkiego-vl-3-evolution
https://pkbwl.gov.pl/images/raporty/Raport_Ko%C5%84cowy_1018_18.pdf

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: SCAAI Poland
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Images:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-May-2018 19:51 rubi Added
01-May-2018 19:52 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
01-May-2018 19:55 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code, Damage]
01-May-2018 19:57 harro Updated [Photo, ]
01-May-2018 21:57 Geno Updated [Time, Cn, Location]
12-May-2019 09:17 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
12-May-2019 09:18 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
31-Mar-2020 06:50 Bingo Updated [Source]
31-Mar-2020 06:56 harro Updated [Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
31-Mar-2020 06:56 harro Updated [Source, Accident report, ]

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