ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232225
 
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:05-JAN-2020
Time:16:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic RS12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Rans S-12 Airaile
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: EC-CA1
MSN: S-12-141
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:4 km NE of Ulldecona -   Spain
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Ulldecona airfield
Destination airport:Ulldecona airfield
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

https://www.fomento.gob.es/organos-colegiados/ciaiac/ultraligeros-motorizados-ulm/2020/ulm-0012020

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


Revision history:

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

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2022 Flight Safety Foundation

701 N. Fairfax St., Ste. 250
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
www.FlightSafety.org