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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 24429
Last updated: 26 October 2020
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Date:21-FEB-1997
Time:15:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic COY2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rans S-6 Coyote
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: 47-JA
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Astaffort, Lot-et-Garonne department -   France
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Private Airstrip, Astaffort, Lot-et-Garonne department
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
According to a rough translation from French into English of the official BEA Air Accident report:

"After taking off from a private platform for a local flight, the aircraft is at a Height estimated by witnesses between 150 and 200 meters. These Saw the low-speed device go into a spin following a maneuver of Salute by beating of the wings. The ULM remained in autorotation to the ground.

The pilot had not been flying in the last 15 years but was practicing Regular ULM flight.

Event: loss of flight control.
Probable cause: stall during high incidence maneuvers

Sources:

1. https://www.bea.aero/docspa/1997/47-a970221/htm/47-a970221.html
2. http://www.bea.aero/docspa/1997/47-a970221/pdf/47-a970221.pdf

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: BEA
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
14-Jul-2017 18:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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