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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150669
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Date:13-NOV-2012
Time:13:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic P06T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tecnam P2006T
Owner/operator:Flying School, based airfield Spilve.
Registration: YL-SVN
C/n / msn: 056
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Bukulti -   Latvia
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:EVRS
Destination airport:EVRS
Investigating agency: TAIIB Latvia
Narrative:
The airplane crashed in a swampy area near Bukulti. This was a check flight. The examiner was an experienced Estonian airline captain.

Possible causes of the aviation accident
- Performing the task of the section 6 of the skill test "Shutting down and restarting the engine", accidental turning off of the engine No.2 after which the uncoordinated use of the aircraft operation control inputs during the suddenly and fast aircraft yawing;
- Wrong action of pilot and noncoordinated operation of pilot and examiner with the aircraft control inputs and operation e1ements after the fai1ure of engine No.2 due to the carburettor icing;
- Performing the task of the section 6 of the skill test "Turning off and rerun of the engine" after the imitation of the engine No.2 failure performed by examiner it is possible that the applicant accidentally has turned off the engine No.1.

Contributing causes of the aviation accident:
- Specific aircraft centre of gravity (CG) placement features of the used aircraft;
- Absence of the additional ballast in the luggage compartment;
- Flight of the aircraft in low height (1500 feet), which was not enough to recovery the aircraft from spin;
- The areas for performance of the training or test flights of the Civil Aviation aircrafts in safe height and with safe landing possibility in the State;
- Air temperature and flight above the water surface;
- The aircraft was not certified for recovering from spin (in compliance with certification regulations it is not required);
- Low-grade process of training assurance and insufficient control of the training process;
- Psychological condition of the examiner;

Sources:

http://www.taiib.gov.lv/uploads/Final%20Report%20%20Bukultix%200.pdf

http://www.delfi.lv/news/national/politics/pieriga-lidmasinas-avarija-divi-bojagajusie-no-igaunijas-un-krievijas.d?id=42824940
http://www.apollo.lv/zinas/avarejusas-lidmasinas-instruktors-bijis-igaunis-pilots-latvijas-pilsonis/540230
http://lifenews.ru/news/106165

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: TAIIB Latvia
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 7 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Nov-2012 10:43 jmskydancer Added
13-Nov-2012 12:16 Anon. Updated [Source]
14-Nov-2012 02:59 gerard57 Updated [Registration]
15-Nov-2012 01:10 Hans Gruber Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
20-Nov-2012 02:19 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
12-Mar-2015 19:28 harro Updated [Cn, Source]
23-Oct-2019 10:10 harro Updated [Time, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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