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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 242440
Last updated: 25 July 2021
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Time:c. 12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic PT80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pottier P180S
Registration: F-PYKT
MSN: 12
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Oyonnax-Arbent Airfield (LFLK) -   France
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Oyonnax-Arbent Airfield (LFLK)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BEA
The pilot undertook a trip of several days for which he had to carry professional equipment in addition to his personal luggage. He took off from runway 04, which is the preferred runway at the Oyonnax-Arbent aerodrome. During the initial climb, the pilot failed to achieve the expected climb performance. The low speed of the aircraft probably prevented him from considering a turn and forced him to continue on the centreline. This trajectory led him to fly over a suburban area offering no open space to make an emergency landing. The aircraft collided with the ground.
The investigation could not explain why the theoretical climb performance of the aircraft was not obtained. The hypothesis of a take-off at the back of the power curve maintained during the climb is consistent with the trajectory and the slowness of the airplane described by the witnesses.

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Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BEA
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 8 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

16-Sep-2020 14:53 gerard57 Added
16-Sep-2020 15:31 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Sep-2020 16:03 ctyone Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Plane category]
16-Sep-2020 16:16 RobertMB Updated [Source, Narrative, Plane category]
16-Sep-2020 18:45 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
07-Jun-2021 19:25 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative, Accident report]
25-Jul-2021 09:25 harro Updated [Accident report]

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