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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 166083
Last updated: 17 January 2022
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Date:08-MAY-2014
Time:15:39
Type:Silhouette image of generic PTS2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pitts S-2B Special
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: YL-CCU
MSN: 5083
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Liepaja Airport, Lidostas iela 8, Grobiņas pagasts, Liepaja -   Latvia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Liepaja International Airport (LPX/EVLA)
Destination airport:Liepaja International Airport (LPX/EVLA)
Investigating agency: TAIIB Latvia
Narrative:
Aircraft crashed and destroyed 08-05-2014 during aerobatic routine at Liepaja International Airport, Lidostas iela 8, Grobiņas pagasts. Liepaja, Latvia (LPX/EVLA). Supposedly a low altitude flat spin. Pilot (sole person on board) killed.

Sources:

http://www.liepajniekiem.lv/zinas/kriminalzinas-negadijumi/papildinats-17-48-lidlauka-nogazusies-lidmasina-gajis-boja-pilots-114546
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liep%C4%81ja_International_Airport

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: TAIIB Latvia
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 10 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-May-2014 06:21 skydancer Added
09-May-2014 06:24 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
09-Feb-2016 21:33 Dr.John Smith Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Oct-2019 09:28 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]
23-Oct-2019 10:12 harro Updated [Time, Accident report, ]

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