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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146372
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Time:11:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic FEST model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aerostar R40FS Festival
Registration: YR-5287
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Banesti, some 60 kilometers (37 miles) north of Bucharest -   Romania
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: CIAS Romania
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: (photo)

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

Revision history:

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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