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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156127
Last updated: 12 December 2020
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Date:27-MAY-2013
Time:LT morning
Type:Drifter-type ultralight
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Jordanian territories -   Jordan
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Ein Vered airstrip, Israel
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed inside Jordanian territories, west of the border in the Arava region.
Ultralight aircraft took off from Ein Vered airstrip, Sharon region, northeast of Tel Aviv.
The Israeli pilot jumped west of the River Jordan from the glider plane obviously to take his life, a suicide note was later found in his home.

Sources:

http://www.bna.bh/portal/en/news/562771
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/Flash.aspx/269050
http://www.timesofisrael.com/police-find-body-of-pilot-who-left-suicide-note/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-May-2013 10:53 gerard57 Added
28-May-2013 23:51 Penu Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Plane category, ]
29-May-2013 19:44 Geno Updated [Source]

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