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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 267384
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Time:c. 14:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-25-235 Pawnee D
Owner/operator:Centre Ecole Vol à Voile du Haut Béarn
Registration: F-HPMO
MSN: 25-7656121
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Bedous, Béarn -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Banner and glider towing
Departure airport:Oloron/Hérrère Airfield (LFCO)
Destination airport:Oloron/Hérrère Airfield (LFCO)
Investigating agency: BEA
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
During the climb, the pilot observed a reduction in engine power. He asked the pilot of the glider he was towing to release the cable, and headed towards the departure aerodrome. When the engine power decreased again, the pilot decided to land in a field. On final approach, the aeroplane struck a hedge of trees at the edge of the field and came to a stop a few metres further on.

Sources: (photo)


Revision history:

06-Sep-2021 10:00 gerard57 Added
06-Sep-2021 10:20 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Sep-2021 11:14 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]
06-Sep-2021 14:10 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Location, Embed code, Narrative]
10-Sep-2021 15:35 harro Updated [Nature, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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