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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232225
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Type:Silhouette image of generic RS12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Rans S-12 Airaile
Registration: EC-CA1
MSN: S-12-141
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:4 km NE of Ulldecona -   Spain
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Ulldecona airfield
Destination airport:Ulldecona airfield
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The ultralight crashed shortly after takeoff from runway 12.
The pilot was making a local flight to and from the Ulldecona airfield with a passenger on board. When the aircraft was approximately 150 ft above the ground, the pilot completely retracted the flaps and started a right turn. It was at that moment when the aircraft fell to the ground, impacting 410 m from the runway end.
The pilot and his companion were seriously injured. The aircraft resulted in significant damage to the landing gear, fuselage, and wings.

Cause: Incorrect takeoff and initial climb manevuer.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

19-Jan-2020 19:26 harro Added
18-Jan-2021 19:35 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report]

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