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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146372
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:17-JUN-2012
Time:11:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic FEST model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aerostar R40FS Festival
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: YR-5287
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Near Banesti, some 60 kilometers (37 miles) north of Bucharest -   Romania
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: CIAS Romania
Narrative:
The pilot's Aerostar Festival R40FS ultralight aircraft caught fire after it flew into the light colored electrical cable and then exploded as it crashed into the ground on Sunday morning 17 June 2012.
The pilot was killed.

Sources:

https://www.wsls.com/news/2012/jun/17/small-plane-crashes-in-romania-pilot-killed-ar-1993886/
http://social.moldova.org/news/plane-crash-kills-1-in-romania-231091-eng.html
http://www.campinaph.ro/2012/06/i-se-spunea-imblanzitorul-de-avioane-petru-lazar-pilotul-care-a-murit-astazi-la-banesti-avea-peste-2-800-de-ore-de-zbor.html

http://jetphotos.net/viewphoto.php?id=7175448 (photo)

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: CIAS Romania
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jun-2012 05:52 gerard57 Added
17-Jun-2012 05:57 gerard57 Updated [Time, Source]
17-Jun-2012 08:15 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative, Plane category, ]
14-May-2020 16:01 harro Updated [Source, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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