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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243915
Last updated: 18 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DV20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Diamond DA20-A1 Katana
Owner/operator:Centro de Estudios Superiores de la Aviación (CESDA)
Registration: EC-IIS
C/n / msn: 10116
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Reus Airport (LERS) -   Spain
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Reus Airport (REU/LERS)
Destination airport:Reus Airport (REU/LERS)
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
The DA-20-A1, registration EC-IIS, took off around 08:30 hours (Local Time) from runway 25 at Reus airport (LERS - Tarragona), with a student pilot as the only occupant on board, to carry out a local flight of one hour's duration, consisting of the practice of taking off and landing at that airport.
After about 30 minutes of flight and after having made three takes offs, the pilot reported that he had problems with the engine and that he was reaching the base section of the airfield traffic circuit.
Authorized to land on runway 25, he reported shortly after that his engine had stopped and he was not reaching the runway; he collided with the airport's fence and landed near the approach lights, at around 09:15 hours. The pilot was seriously injured and the aircraft suffered significant damage.

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Other occurrences involving this aircraft

30 Jul 2008 EC-IIS CESDA - Centre de Estudis Superiors de la Aviació 0 Vilafranca del Penedčs, Catalunya sub

Revision history:

17-Oct-2020 19:43 harro Added
17-Oct-2020 19:43 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
18-Oct-2020 04:36 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Source]

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