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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58845
Last updated: 22 June 2020
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Date:28-FEB-2009
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic PETR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
SMAN Pétrel
Owner/operator:Moorea ULM
Registration: 987-AR
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Phaeton Bay, Tahiti -   French Polynesia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Phaeton Bay
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
The amphibian aircraft crash shortly after takeoff and appeared to have stalled in windshear caused by wind around trees at the entrance to the bay. The pilot received serious injuries to all 4 limbs, and was saved from drowning by passing fishermen.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/perte-de-controle-collision-avec-la-surface-de-leau-2/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Mar-2009 21:03 Skywalker Added
15-Jul-2016 14:36 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source]
15-Jul-2016 14:40 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
11-Mar-2018 21:18 harro Updated [Registration, Departure airport, Source, Damage]
11-Mar-2018 21:18 harro Updated [Date]

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