Flugunfall 03 SEP 2022 einer Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3M-400 SP-HIP - Piotrków Trybunalski-Bujny Airport
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Datum:Samstag 3 September 2022
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3M-400
Kennzeichen: SP-HIP
Werknummer: SH.1962
Baujahr: 1978-10-23 (43 years 11 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Garrett TPE331-2-201A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:2 km (1.3 Meilen) SSW of Piotrków Trybunalski-Bujny Airport (   Polen)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Piotrków Trybunalski Airport (EPPT), Polen
Flug nach:Piotrków Trybunalski Airport (EPPT), Polen
A Short SC.7 Skyvan 3M-400 was destroyed when it crashed near Piotrków Trybunalski-Bujny Airport (EPPT), Poland.
Both occupants died.

On the 12th flight of the day, after dropping skydivers, the plane began to descend for landing back at EPPT. On final approach the pilot reported one and a half minutes to the threshold of RWY 03. The flight coordinator issued a clearance for landing, which was acknowledged by the pilot.
Around 14:16 the plane started to climb, then slowed down, and after changing direction it entered a dive and collided with the ground. As a result of the collision, the pilot and passenger died on the spot, and the plane was destroyed.

Preliminary information indicates the aircraft dropped 20 skydivers earlier in the flight and was returning to the airport. The aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances in a field while on approach to the airport, photos from the scene show that the aircraft was completely destroyed, but there was no post crash fire.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: SCAAI Poland
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: 2022/5134
Download report: Preliminary report

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