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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 197003
Last updated: 16 January 2022
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Type:Silhouette image of generic TL20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
TL Ultralight TL-2000 Sting S4
Registration: OK-SUA 37
MSN: 13 ST 401
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Terpsithea Airfield, Dendra, near Larissa -   Greece
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Terpsithea Airfield
Destination airport:Terpsithea Airfield
Investigating agency: AAIASB
On July 26th, 2017 at 20:26 h local time, a private ultra-light TL-2000 Sting S4, with registration OK-SUA 37, took off from Terpsithea near the city of Larisa for a non-revenue flight. On board the airplane were two pilots one of them was the owner. After 16 minutes of flight at 20:42 h local time, the airplane crashed 282 meters away from threshold of Runway 17 of the aiefield. The airplane was totally destroyed from impact and both people on board were fatally injured.

The loss of control of the aircraft during the flight due to its entry into the Incipient spin at a low altitude.
Contributing Factors
The converging course of the aircraft to the runway 17 during the execution of the downwind part.
Continuing the landing process instead of performing a go around.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIASB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 10 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

27-Jul-2017 08:21 gerard57 Added
27-Jul-2017 11:10 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Plane category]
28-Jul-2017 09:10 Chieftain Updated [Time, Phase, Destination airport]
20-Jul-2020 06:23 harro Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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