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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 266764
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:10-JUL-2021
Time:13:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic FEST model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aerostar R40F Festival
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: YR-5103
MSN: 06.04.04
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Șirna Airfield -   Romania
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Șirna Airfield
Destination airport:Șirna Airfield
Investigating agency: CIAS Romania
Narrative:
At 13:50 the pilot took off from runway 07 to conduct a flight with one passenger. After the aircraft lifted off the ground, at a height of about 15 m, the engine began to have variations in speed. The pilot decided to land in the direction of the runway, performing a forced landing from a height of about 5 m.
Following the hard contact with the ground, the nose strut failed. The persons on board were not injured.

Sources:

www.aias.gov.ro/images/publicatii/rapoarte-de-investigatie/20210811_RP_YR-5103_RO.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Aug-2021 14:11 harro Added
15-Aug-2021 14:14 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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