Accident Evektor-Aerotechnik EV-97 EuroStar CS-UOH, Saturday 5 January 2013
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Date:Saturday 5 January 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic EV97 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Evektor-Aerotechnik EV-97 EuroStar
Registration: CS-UOH
MSN: 20052511
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Herdade da Lameira, Alter do Chão. -   Portugal
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Herdade da Lameira Airstrip
Destination airport:Olivença-Badajoz
Investigating agency: GPIAAF
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot, a Spanish national from Madrid, was killed when in an accident at Lameira track, near Alter do Chao, Portugal.
He was trying to carry out an emergency landing when the accident happened.
The impact sparked a fire that consumed the aircraft before firefighters had the opportunity to intervene.

Misjudgement, and inappropriate technique of the pilot when performing a low-level circuit for a high speed low pass near the runway.

Contributing factors
- Poor or lack of flight planning to perform a low level, high-speed flight on a high complex environment.
- Possible pilot eye glare due to the sun position on the first impact with the tree.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: GPIAAF
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 years and 7 months
Download report: Final report




Revision history:

06-Jan-2013 06:04 jpc Added
06-Jan-2013 06:05 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
07-Jan-2013 11:23 KaliKeira Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
11-Jan-2013 02:32 Anon. Updated [Cn]
09-Jan-2015 07:01 jfigueiredo Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Aug-2018 19:50 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Photo, ]

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