Wirestrike Accident AutoGyro MTOSport D-MAVG, Sunday 22 September 2019
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Date:Sunday 22 September 2019
Time:18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic MT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
AutoGyro MTOSport
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D-MAVG
MSN: M00873
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:Oberlahr (Wiedtal) (Rhl.-Pfalz)) -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Dierdorf-Wienau Airfield (EDRW)
Destination airport:Dierdorf-Wienau Airfield (EDRW)
Investigating agency: BFU
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The Gyrocopter clipped a powerline and crashed. Both occupants (49/50) died.
The pilot was seen flying at a very low altitude (10-15 m agl) during parts of the flight.

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: BFU
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report

Sources:

https://www.rtl.de/cms/tragschrauber-in-oberlahr-fliegt-gegen-stromleitungen-beide-insassen-sterben-4409028.html

https://www.swr.de/swraktuell/rheinland-pfalz/koblenz/Rettungseinsatz-im-Westerwald-Hubschrauber-in-Oberlahr-abgestuerzt,hubschrauber-absturz-oberlahr-100.html
https://www.general-anzeiger-bonn.de/news/panorama/oberlahr-wiedtal-gyrocopter-abgestuerzt-zwei-tote_aid-46010091
http://www.radiowesterwald.de/meine-region/regionalnachrichten/7892-gyrocopter-in-oberlahr-abgestuerzt

https://www.flugzeug-bild.de/bild/kleinflugzeuge~tragschrauber~autogyro-europe-mtosport/126917/privat-autogyro-mtosport-d-mavg-tag-der.html (photo)

Media:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Sep-2019 14:10 Steff Added
23-Sep-2019 14:23 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Nature, Departure airport]
23-Sep-2019 14:24 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code]
23-Sep-2019 14:49 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Source, Embed code]
23-Sep-2019 18:40 TB Updated [Source, Embed code, Damage]
29-Oct-2019 11:55 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location]
19-Dec-2021 17:42 harro Updated [Cn, Destination airport, Narrative, Accident report]

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