Accident Pipistrel Alpha Electro HB-SAA, Thursday 3 January 2019
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Date:Thursday 3 January 2019
Time:14:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PIAE model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Pipistrel Alpha Electro
Owner/operator:AlpinAirPlanes
Registration: HB-SAA
MSN: 827 AE 60
Year of manufacture:2017
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:2,5 km from Ecuvillens Airport (LSGE) -   Switzerland
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Ecuvillens Airport (LSGE)
Destination airport:Ecuvillens Airport (LSGE)
Investigating agency: STSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
Shortly after take-off, the aircraft's electric propulsion system experienced a power loss followed by an emergency landing in a field. The aircraft was severely damaged during the landing.

Sources:

https://www.sust.admin.ch/inhalte/AV-berichte/HB-SAA.pdf

Revision history:

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16-Jan-2019 09:52 harro Added

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