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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210311
Last updated: 30 July 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic VL3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
JMB Aircraft VL-3 Evolution
Registration: SP-SATM
C/n / msn: 235
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kołbiel-Skorup, Celestynów, Otwock County, Masovian Voivodeship -   Poland
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Nadolna k/Nieborów Airfield
Destination airport:Kolbiel-Skorupy airfield
Investigating agency: SCAAI Poland
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.


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


Revision history:

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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