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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 66505
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Time:12H10 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic MCR4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Dyn'Aero MCR 4S
Registration: CS-XAW
MSN: 45
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tit Mellil, near Casablanca -   Morocco
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Santarem airfield (LPSR), Portugal
Destination airport:Tit Mellil airport (GMMT), Morocco
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The airplane took off from Portugal with destination Morocco. While on final, one kilometre from the aerodrome near Tit Mellil (N3335'49.03"/W00727'53.11"), the aircraft engine produced a strange noise followed by vibrations. The airplane could not land and crashed.
The pilot did not follow the engine failure procedure and made a tight turn ,the plane went into a stall (due to high temperature that day :47C and therefore low air density);The plane fell almost vertically and crashed into the ground with his nose what explains the total destruction of the plane; there was no fire.


Revision history:

20-Jul-2009 21:00 Manuel Brito Added
21-Jul-2009 01:45 RobertMB Updated
21-Jul-2009 08:44 JFigueiredo Updated
21-Jul-2009 22:20 Miguel Branco da Sil Updated
23-Jul-2009 10:30 indiakilo Updated
09-Mar-2011 13:39 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]

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