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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137236
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Time:14:39 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PZ04 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
PZL-104 Wilga 35A
Registration: D-EWBF
MSN: 61111
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Riesa-Canitz Airfield -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Banner and glider towing
Departure airport:Riesa-Canitz
Destination airport:Riesa-Canitz
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
The pilot of the PZL-104 Wilga tow plane lost control of the aircraft during an aerotow in low altitude with a SZD-38A Jantar on the line. The Wilga crashed to the ground about 2km away from the airfield. The Jantar released from the tow plane but also crashed to the ground following stall speed. The PZL-104 burst into flames killing both pilots. The pilot of the SZD-38 glider was rescued with serious injuries.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

14-Mar-2012 04:21 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Other fatalities, Country, Source, Narrative, Plane category, ]
19-Jun-2012 04:52 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Jul-2013 15:50 TB Updated [Location, Source]

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