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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179712
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:20-SEP-2015
Time:09:15 UTC
Type:BRM Land Africa Impala
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: CS-USI
MSN: 0154/912ULS
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Tomar-Valdonas Airfield -   Portugal
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Tomar-Valdonas Airfield
Destination airport:Tomar-Valdonas Airfield
Investigating agency: GPIAAF Portugal
Narrative:
The Land Africa Impala ultralight performed a leisure flight at Valdonas Flying Field, near Tomar, Portual, carrying on board the pilot and a passenger.
After taking off from runway 33 the airplane climbed to the left downwind leveling off at about 600 feet AGL.
The airplane was over the runway when suddenly the nose dropped after which the aircraft entered a left spin, completing two and a half turns before colliding with the ground.

The accident cause was not possible to be determined unequivocally although evidence suggests loss of control in flight due to spin caused by a low speed tight turn.

Sources:

http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/web_db_input.php
http://www.tvi24.iol.pt/sociedade/ultralve/dois-mortos-em-queda-de-ultraleve-em-tomar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3J1xNcQ72I
http://www.jetphotos.net/viewphoto.php?id=7182330
http://www.landafrica.com/
http://roteiro.apau.org/zp_tomar.html

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: GPIAAF Portugal
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 11 months
Download report: Final report

Media:


Images:


Photo: GPIAAF

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Sep-2015 15:02 Fusko Added
20-Sep-2015 15:02 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Narrative]
21-Sep-2015 08:16 Iceman29 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Embed code, Narrative]
22-Sep-2015 15:43 jfigueiredo Updated [Source, Narrative]
24-Sep-2015 12:10 Fusko Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
25-Sep-2015 10:39 Anon. Updated [Cn]
27-Sep-2015 07:00 StreetF117 Updated [Narrative]
25-Aug-2018 19:59 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Photo, Accident report, ]

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