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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 166807
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II
Owner/operator:STS Avijacija
Registration: YU-DDB
MSN: 28-7916057
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Near Gradishte in Shumen District -   Bulgaria
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: AAIU Bulgaria
The PA-28-161, registration YU-DDB, with a pilot and operator for spreading vaccines, performed a flight for spreading rabies vaccines on the route Balchik - Svishtov - Balchik. When performing the flight on the return route from Svishtov, due to a deterioration of the meteorological situation, the captain chose to perform a forced landing on an unlicensed airfield in the area of ​​the village of Gradishte, district Shumen.
The aircraft touched down short of the runway hit the threshold, turned and stopped. The operator of the vaccine dispensing equipment was seriously injured. The pilot was not injured. The aircraft suffered significant damage.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIU Bulgaria
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

27 Jun 2019 YU-DDB SPS Avijacia 0 Harghita, Vârfului Mădăraș w/o


Revision history:

08-Jun-2014 08:12 gerard57 Added
08-Jun-2014 09:11 gerard57 Updated [Time, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-Jun-2014 09:11 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
08-Jun-2014 18:41 marko Updated [Cn, Photo, ]
12-Dec-2020 09:37 harro Updated [Cn]
12-Dec-2020 09:44 harro Updated [Operator, Phase, Nature, Narrative, Accident report]
12-Dec-2020 12:09 Anon. Updated [Operator, Accident report]

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