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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 259413
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Time:18:02 LT
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-MOF
MSN: 10307
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Sabadell Airport (QSA/LELL) -   Spain
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Reus Airport (REU/LERS)
Destination airport:Reus Airport (REU/LERS)
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Confidence Rating: Accident Investigation report not yet completed, but information verified through official sources
On Saturday, May 8, 2021, at 18:02 local time, the Diamond DA20-A1 aircraft, registration EC-MOF, crashed into the ground shortly after making a go around after an attempted landing on runway 13 at Sabadell Airport (Barcelona).
The pilot had reported vibrations and no oil pressure in the engine while flying near the town of Sabadell. He requested an emergency landing at the airport and was authorized to land on runway 13. After making a circuit of runway 13, the altitude he reached over the runway was too high to be able to land. He flew over the entire length of the runway and requested to make a 180º turn to land in the opposite direction, that is, on runway 31. However, during the 180, the aircraft crashed into the ground about 200 m from threshold 31 outside the airport perimeter fence at the side of a railroad track.

The pilot was seriously injured and the aircraft was destroyed.

Sources: (photo)


Revision history:

08-May-2021 17:43 harro Added
08-May-2021 17:50 harro Updated [Operator, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
08-May-2021 17:51 harro Updated [Total occupants, Location, Destination airport, Embed code]
08-May-2021 18:31 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
09-May-2021 22:42 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative, Category]
22-May-2021 18:58 harro Updated [Time, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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