Accident XtremeAir Xtreme 3000 D-EYKS, Saturday 20 September 2014
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Date:Saturday 20 September 2014
Time:16:30
Type:XtremeAir Xtreme 3000
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D-EYKS
MSN: 001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:Lido, Venice -   Italy
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Nicelli Airport Lido Venice, Italy
Destination airport:Nicelli Airport Lido Venice, Itlay
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The plane crashed during third and final day of "Fly Venice 2014" air show over Lido Venice. It was the third time that this show was organized. Italian aerobatics champion pilot of international fame Francesco Fornabaio did not survive the fatal accident, which occurred during his second performance of the day.

On the pilot's Facebook page D-EYKS was identified as an Xtreme 3000. The manufacturer's website suggests that D-EYKS was the Xtreme XA-41 prototype.

Sources:

https://www.agi.it/en/italy/news/ultralight_crashes_in_venice_killing_pilot_201409212020-cro-ren1032
https://www.ilmessaggero.it/PRIMOPIANO/CRONACA/aereo_caduto_venezia_lido_morto_pilota/notizie/914514.shtml
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MslFg27lUuA&feature=youtu.be (low quality)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HnBVgeMpdc&feature=youtu.be (high quality)

Media:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Sep-2014 20:16 gerard57 Added
21-Sep-2014 20:16 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration]
21-Sep-2014 20:18 harro Updated [Cn, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
21-Sep-2014 20:26 RobertMB Updated [Cn]
22-Sep-2014 10:19 Anon. Updated [Source]
22-Sep-2014 10:19 Anon. Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
22-Sep-2014 10:25 harro Updated [Source]
22-Sep-2014 18:40 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
23-Sep-2014 04:16 Anon. Updated [Source]
27-Sep-2014 21:02 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
21-Dec-2018 01:26 RobertMB Updated [Date]

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