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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232826
Last updated: 12 November 2020
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Date:07-FEB-2020
Time:15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub
Owner/operator:Capra-Air
Registration: HB-POG
C/n / msn: 18-2538
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Raron Airport (LSTA), Wallis -   Switzerland
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Raron Airport (LSTA)
Destination airport:LSYX
Investigating agency: STSB Switzerland
Narrative:
A Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub suffered a loss of engine failure on take off and crashed into some trees. The pilot sustained minor injuries and the student was not injured.

ex D-ELNK, ALAT:182538, US Army:52-6220

Sources:

https://www.bluewin.ch/de/news/vermischtes/zweiplaetziges-flugzeug-bei-unfall-in-stark-beschaedigt-355057.html
https://www.1815.ch/news/wallis/aktuell/keine-verletzten-nach-flugzeugabsturz/
http://www.rro.ch/cms/in-der-naehe-von-raron-stuerzte-am-freitagnachmittag-ein-kleinflugzeug-ab-verletzte-wurde-niemand-das-wrack-wird-nun-geborgen-106079
https://www.sust.admin.ch/inhalte/AV-berichte/HB-POG.pdf
https://www.flickr.com/photos/134062278@N02/41348454175 (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Feb-2020 09:13 gerard57 Added
08-Feb-2020 09:15 gerard57 Updated [Registration, Source]
08-Feb-2020 09:57 Anon. Updated [Registration]
08-Feb-2020 09:58 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
08-Feb-2020 10:13 A.J.Scholten Updated [Source]
08-Feb-2020 11:20 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Feb-2020 11:21 RobertMB Updated [Departure airport]
08-Feb-2020 11:29 RobertMB Updated [Location, Nature, Source]
18-Feb-2020 18:28 harro Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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