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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160435
Last updated: 22 January 2022
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Type:Pegasus XL-Q
Registration: G-MTYH
MSN: SW-WQ-0044
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kandava -   Latvia
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: TAIIB Latvia
Trike crashed on a field, presumably after clipping trees. The pilot and sole occupant received serious injuries and died two days later in the hospital.

Direct cause of the accident:
Loss of engine power that made it impossible to pick up enough altitude.
Cause of the accident:
Lack of Pilot-Amateur Skill and Experience in Piloting
Causes contributing to the accident:
- Low-quality hang glider pre-flight preparation and maintenance;
- Insufficient pilot operational training.
The main cause of the accident:
Arbitrary flight without license, experience and unsafe altitude.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TAIIB Latvia
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 6 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

12-Sep-2013 08:45 jmskydancer Added
23-Oct-2019 10:02 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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