Accident Eipper Quicksilver MXL II Sport CS-UAD, Saturday 8 August 1998
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Date:Saturday 8 August 1998
Time:09:30 HL
Type:Eipper Quicksilver MXL II Sport
Registration: CS-UAD
MSN: 1267
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lagoon of Maranhão dam -   Portugal
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Private lane at Alcorrego
Destination airport:Maranhão dam
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
At 09:30 HL on August 8,1998, the ultra-light QUICK Silver MXL II, registration CS- UAD, serial number 1267, property of the pilot, took off from a private lane at Alcorrego, about 8 km of Aviz, to the beach in the lagoon of Maranhão dam, with two people on board - pilot and pilot son. When the pilot was making the final approach to land in the dam area, at low altitude, flying towards the water to the land, the pilot felt the nose wheel touch the water. He tried to raise the ultralight, but hit the main train on water and sank, with the submerged ultra light. The pilot managed to get out of the ultralight. The occupant was trapped in the seat and could not survive. The ultralight suffered structural damage.


file:///C:/Documents%20and%20Settings/Asus/My%20Documents/Downloads/i005882%20(1).pdf (PORTUGAL INAC/GPSA Final accident report).

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