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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213095
Last updated: 10 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C42 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Comco Ikarus C42B
Registration: 87-GQ
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Durbans, near Figeac-Livernon airfield -   France
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Geneytouze's ULM base
Destination airport:Figeac-Livernon airfield
Investigating agency: BEA
The pilot took off from the Geneytouze's ULM aerodrome to Figeac Livernon aerodrome. He was accompanied by the owner of the ULM, seated in the right seat. A witness, located near the accident site, indicated that he saw the ultralight flying at a very low height towards the threshold of paved runway 11. He then saw the ultralight "flapping its wings" before colliding with the ground flat.

The accident is likely the result of a low-level, low-speed stall, probably on a straight-in approach to paved runway 11.
The tailwind component may have influenced the approach speed management and thus the loss of control.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BEA
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 11 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

09-Jul-2018 16:16 gerard57 Added
09-Jul-2018 16:18 gerard57 Updated [Location]
09-Jul-2018 20:03 BLT Updated [Source]
10-Jul-2018 07:04 flieger561 Updated [Aircraft type]
22-Jul-2018 08:23 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Phase, Destination airport, Source]
19-Jun-2019 12:27 harro Updated [Time, Departure airport, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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