Accident Aerospool WT-9 Dynamic D-M..., Friday 13 October 2017
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Date:Friday 13 October 2017
Time:14:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic WT9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aerospool WT-9 Dynamic
Registration: D-M...
MSN: DY-01602
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Ilbeshausen near Grebenhain -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Eschwege-Stauffenbühl Airfield
Destination airport:Worms Airfield
Investigating agency: BFU
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
During the flight of the microlight aircraft in poor visibility weather conditions in mountainous terrain, the aircraft came into contact with trees. The aircraft crashed onto the forest floor and caught fire.

The accident was caused by the fact that the pilot flew into IMC weather conditions during his flight under visual flight rules for which he was not sufficiently qualified and his UL was not equipped.
During the flight under marginal VFR weather conditions in mountainous terrain, he encountered obstacles with trees.
The following factors contributed to the accident: Inadequate flight preparation taking into account the weather on the flight route.
Incorrect assessment of the weather conditions during the flight.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 10 months
Download report: Final report




Revision history:

13-Oct-2017 17:12 flyflyfly Added
15-Oct-2017 08:46 Iceman 29 Updated [Operator, Embed code, Narrative, Photo, ]
08-Aug-2020 09:33 harro Updated [Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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