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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 268426
Last updated: 20 October 2021
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Date:08-OCT-2021
Time:c 17:10 LT
Type:SNCAN SV-4B
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-AIYG
MSN: 21
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Westerschelde off Ossenisse -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Antwerpen-Deurne Airport (ANR/EBAW)
Destination airport:Midden Zeeland Airfield (EHMZ)
Narrative:
A SV-4B ditched in the Westerschelde, off Ossenisse, the Netherlands after the engine lost power.
The aircraft nosed over during the ditching. The pilot was rescued and the aircraft was towed to shore (Hansweert) by a boat.
The aircraft was deemed not repairable due to the damage and salt water immersion.

Note: The aircraft was manufactured under license by SNCAN in France as an SV-4C model. The Renault-engine was later replaced by a Gipsy Major engine, which was common in the SV-4B model. The aircraft was subsequently registered as an SV-4B.

Sources:

https://www.pzc.nl/zeeuws-vlaanderen/vliegtuigje-stort-in-westerschelde-piloot-ongedeerd~a5b7db2e
https://www.omroepzeeland.nl/media/61970/Gecrashte-sportvliegtuig-uit-elkaar-gehaald-Hij-is-niet-meer-te-redden
https://www.omroepzeeland.nl/nieuws/130407/Piloot-gecrasht-sportvliegtuig-ongedeerd-toestel-niet-meer-te-redden
http://www.stampe.be/UK/The_Collection_SV4-G-AIYG.html

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Images:

Photo of G-AIYG courtesy AirHistory.net


Groningen - Eelde (EHGG / GRQ)
13 May 2005; (c) Jack Poelstra

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Oct-2021 18:42 harro Added
08-Oct-2021 18:46 harro Updated [Embed code, Category]
08-Oct-2021 19:48 harro Updated [Location]
09-Oct-2021 18:30 RobertMB Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
09-Oct-2021 19:40 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
20-Oct-2021 08:49 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]

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