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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173608
Last updated: 13 October 2021
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Time:10:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic FK14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
B&F Technik FK-14B Polaris
Registration: CS-URO
MSN: 014-060
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Alqueidão, Azambuja -   Portugal
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Alqueidão airfield
Destination airport:Espinho airfield
Investigating agency: GPIAA Portugal
The accident occurred at about 10:55 am, when the private ultralight lost altitude when taking off from the Alqueidão airfield in Azambuja municipality, crashed and exploded, killing the two crew members.

Probable causes
Aircraft loss of control at low altitude and low speed with loss and spin;

Contributing factors:
The airplane was flying with a rear centre of gravity;
The aircraft did not have a stall warning system;
The stall occurred at low altitude giving the pilot no reaction time ;
Immediately after the stall, the airplane went into spin



Revision history:

06-Feb-2015 18:05 jfigueiredo Added
06-Feb-2015 18:06 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
06-Feb-2015 18:23 Geno Updated [Cn, Source]
24-Feb-2015 06:13 jfigueiredo Updated [Aircraft type, Registration]
14-Feb-2016 10:52 Skorpiondream Updated [Embed code]
26-Oct-2016 19:39 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]

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