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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 253827
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Time:15:45 LT
Type:JCC Aviation J300
Registration: 40FJ
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:forest of Grayan-et-l'Hôpital, Gironde -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:La Rochelle/Île de Ré Airport (LRH/LFBH)
Destination airport:Saint Geours de Marenne ULM Airfield
Investigating agency: BEA
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
During a navigation flight, the pilot lost control of the ULM which collided with the ground in the middle of a pine forest.

During a flight between La Rochelle and Saint-Geours-de-Maremne, the pilot lost control of the ULM. The investigation did not allow to determine the reason of this loss of control. The results of the examinations carried out show that a departure of smoke in the cockpit, due to an electric short-circuit or to a heating of the lithium battery of the cell phone of the pilot, could have occurred during the flight. Such a situation could have disturbed the pilot, or even caused the pilot or the passenger to become unwell, both of them suffering from heart problems.


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

Revision history:

23-Apr-2021 20:45 Iceman 29 Added
25-Apr-2021 19:11 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
02-May-2021 12:08 harro Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Apr-2022 09:11 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report]

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