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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 158815
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Time:11:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic FDCT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Flight Design CT2K
Registration: SE-YYA
MSN: 01030108
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1km w Mellansel airport - ESUI -   Sweden
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:ESUI
Destination airport:ESUI
Investigating agency: SHK Sweden
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The approach was too high, the pilot aborted and returned for a new approach. The pilot selected flaps +15 but +40 was unintentionally selected. The pilot recognized the mistake when turning for final, applied power and deselected flaps. The control was restored for a short moment but then the a/c folded to the left and crashed into a forrest. The a/c was slightly overloaded.

The a/c came to rest standing almost vertical.
Both pilot and passenger sustained serious injuries, the pilot could not move due to his injuries and the passenger was trapped in the wreckage. There was no fire.

There was no filed flightplan and rescue was initiated at 16:21. The wreck was located by a local at 18:15 who could guide a rescue helicopter via cellphone who airlifted the injured to hospital some eight hours after the crash.

Sources: Swedish crash investigation.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: SHK Sweden
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

22-Aug-2013 15:38 Masen63 Added

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