Accident Zenair CH 601 Zodiac LZ-ASN, Saturday 20 April 2019
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Date:Saturday 20 April 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic CH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Zenair CH 601 Zodiac
Registration: LZ-ASN
MSN: 608-025
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Orizari, Plovdiv -   Bulgaria
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Belozem Airfield
Destination airport:Belozem Airfield
Investigating agency: AAIU Bulgaria
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The aircraft experienced an in-flight wing separation and subsequent impact with terrain near the Marica River, in Orizari, Plovdiv, next to a stadium where a drone competition was to start.
The aircraft was destroyed and both occupants were fatally injured.

An excessive operational overload, a result of a violation of the piloting technique of the aircraft at balance value close to the rear limit and a violation of the rules for conducting flights at safe altitudes and above settlements by the piloting pilot.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIU Bulgaria
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report



Revision history:

20-Apr-2019 09:37 gerard57 Added
20-Apr-2019 12:19 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source]
20-Apr-2019 12:19 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
20-Apr-2019 12:21 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
20-Apr-2019 12:36 Fishbed Updated [Registration, Phase, Source, Narrative, Photo]
20-Apr-2019 12:37 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
20-Apr-2019 12:40 RobertMB Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
20-Apr-2019 12:40 harro Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Apr-2019 15:56 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]
22-Apr-2019 01:32 Geno Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
29-Mar-2024 15:14 ASN Updated [Narrative, Accident report]

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