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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 242517
Last updated: 6 October 2020
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Date:16-SEP-2020
Time:c. 15:00
Type:Ocean Vital Eraole
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: F-WFOV
C/n / msn: 001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Puech -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Aix-Les Miles Airport (LFMA)
Investigating agency: BEA-É
Narrative:
The hybrid aircraft prototype Eraole crashed under unknown circumstances. The pilot was injured.

The Eraole is a multi-hybrid electric powered aircraft which gets 25% of it’s electricity from solar panels on the upper surfaces of the wings. The remaining electricity is generated by an internal combustion engine running on a combination of vegetable oil and hydrogen.

Sources:

https://www.midilibre.fr/2020/09/16/le-planeur-evite-le-crash-et-atterrit-au-puech-le-pilote-est-legerement-blesse-9075165.php
https://www.midilibre.fr/2020/09/18/le-planeur-du-navigateur-raphael-dinelli-sest-ecrase-dans-le-nord-de-lherault-90787
https://iphmedia.wordpress.com/2020/09/16/le-puech-crash-dun-avion-hybride-un-blesse-leger/


Images:

Photo of F-WFOV courtesy AirHistory.net


La Ferté-Alais (LFFQ)
8 June 2019; (c) Peter de Jong


Photo: Alan Wilson (CC:by-sa)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Sep-2020 12:24 gerard57 Added
17-Sep-2020 12:39 RobertMB Updated [Time, Source]
18-Sep-2020 07:13 Laurent64 Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative, Plane category]
18-Sep-2020 07:15 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Narrative, Photo]
06-Oct-2020 10:35 harro Updated [Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
06-Oct-2020 10:38 harro Updated [Nature, Embed code]
06-Oct-2020 10:38 harro Updated [Location, Destination airport]

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