ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240099
Last updated: 23 October 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:16-AUG-2020
Time:15:50
Type:Swiss Excellence Siren FG
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
C/n / msn: 5
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Porta Westfalica Airfield (EDVY) -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Porta Westfalica Airfield (EDVY)
Destination airport:Porta Westfalica Airfield (EDVY)
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Narrative:
The pilot and a factory pilot had flown his Swiss Excellence Siren FG microlight aircraft from Italy to the Porta Westfalica Airfield in Germany. On the day of the accident, the pilot and the factory pilot initially performed 5 flights. After a lunch break, the pilot told the air traffic control that he still wanted to perform circuit flights with touch and goes.
The next take-off was at 15:29 h on runway 23 Porta Westfalica. Landing and take-off were at 15:46 hrs. Witnesses observed
the airplane at 15:52 during landing and subsequent take-off. It was observed that the plane had bounced twice on landing and then was at a high angle of climb. At a height of 50 to 80 m above ground, the left side was tilted and the aircraft fell into a corn field. After the impact, the aircraft burst into flames.

Sources:

https://www.radiowestfalica.de/nachrichten/muehlenkreis/detailansicht/flugzeug-bei-porta-westfalica-abgestuerzt.html
https://www.westfalen-blatt.de/OWL/Kreis-Minden-Luebbecke/Porta-Westfalica/4252166-Feuerwehreinsatz-dauert-bis-in-die-fruehen-Morgenstunden-Pilot-stirbt-bei-Flugzeugabsturz-Bergung-dauert-bis-in-die-Nacht


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Aug-2020 16:42 jannik Added
16-Aug-2020 16:44 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Damage, Narrative]
16-Aug-2020 17:34 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Damage, Narrative]
20-Aug-2020 15:34 Hopfgeist Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
23-Aug-2020 19:24 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
23-Oct-2020 11:16 harro Updated [Cn, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description