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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240036
Last updated: 1 November 2020
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Date:15-AUG-2020
Time:c. 08:45 LT
Type:Aviakit Vega 912 T
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: 84FK
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Saint-Martin-de-Londres Airfield (LFNL), Hérault -   France
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Saint-Drézéry
Destination airport:Saint-Martin-de-Londres Airfield (LFNL)
Narrative:
The ultralight plane crashed upon landing at Saint-Martin-de-Londres airfield under unknown circumstances and was destroyed by fire.
Both occupants, a certified instructor (60) and his wife (55) died in the crash.
They had left Saint-Drézéry at 8:30 a.m.

BEA:
The pilot, accompanied by a passenger, took off from the Saint-Drézéry ultralight base for an ultralight rally in Villefranche-de-Panat.

According to a witness at the Saint-Martin-de-Londres aerodrome, the ultralight touched a tree with its right wingtip. The pilot lost control of the ultralight, which collided with the ground and caught fire.

Sources:

https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/occitanie/herault/montpellier/herault-deux-morts-apres-grave-accident-ulm-saint-martin-londres-1863118.html
https://www.midilibre.fr/2020/08/15/deux-morts-dans-un-accident-dulm-au-pied-du-pic-saint-loup-9021125.php

https://theworldnews.net/fr-news/deux-morts-dans-un-crash-d-ulm-au-pic-saint-loup-et-si-la-formation-etait-en-cause
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https://www.bea.aero/les-enquetes/evenements-notifies/detail/event/collision-avec-la-vegetation-perte-de-controle-collision-avec-le-sol-1/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Aug-2020 10:01 gerard57 Added
15-Aug-2020 10:40 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Aug-2020 19:21 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
15-Aug-2020 23:26 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
16-Aug-2020 06:35 Anon. Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
16-Aug-2020 06:35 harro Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
20-Aug-2020 22:23 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative]
22-Oct-2020 21:01 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]

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