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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172754
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Date:13-JAN-2014
Time:16:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-18-150
Owner/operator:Aeroplano, Lda
Registration: CS-DCY
MSN: 08479
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Santa Cruz aerodrome (LPSC) -   Portugal
Phase: Landing
Nature:Banner and glider towing
Departure airport:Santa Cruz aerodrome (LPSC)
Destination airport:Santa Cruz aerodrome (LPSC)
Narrative:
After a banner towing flight, the pilot drop the sleeve and iniciate a landing at 35 track.The aircraft entered in an uncontrolled attitude, presumably by the action of wind , and was dragged to the edge right lane. The pilot, in an attempt to counteract this movement and discontinue the landing, gunned the engine to maximum power , keeping the flaps in position full down . This pilot action was not enough to maintain control of the aircraft that would by leaving the track and cross the fence, with ever the engine accelerated to full power before immobilize upside down .
The aircraft suffered damage to the power train , the passenger compartment in the fuselage, wings and tail. Light injuries occured to the pilot.

Sources:

file:///C:/Documents%20and%20Settings/Asus/My%20Documents/Downloads/i006373%20(1).pdf
http://www.nav.pt/ais/VFRs/santa%20cruz.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jan-2015 17:04 jfigueiredo Added

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