Accident Jihlavan KP-5 Skyleader 600 LZ-ACS, Saturday 9 May 2020
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Date:Saturday 9 May 2020
Type:Jihlavan KP-5 Skyleader 600
Owner/operator:Aircraft Construction Service
Registration: LZ-ACS
MSN: 6244266U
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lesnovo Airport (LBLS) -   Bulgaria
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Lesnovo Airport (LBLS)
Destination airport:Lesnovo Airport (LBLS)
Investigating agency: AAIU Bulgaria
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The Jihavlan KP-5 Skyleader 600 stalled and crash-landed on the runway at Lesnovo Airport (LBLS). The pilot sustained serious injuries.
The pilot had returned to land when the engine began losing power shortly after takeoff.

On the basis of the circumstances set out in this report and the analysis performed, the Investigating Commission pointed out as main reasons for realization of the accident:
1. Wrong decision taken by the pilot owner to conduct a flight after the expiration of validity of the his Pilot License, prolonged interruption of piloting and insufficient flight experience.
2. Wrong decision made by the pilot owner for returning and landing on the Lesnovo airfield after the establishing of abnormal engine operation associated with power loss.
3. Violation by the pilot owner of the technique of landing approach, the technology for configuring the aircraft for landing and performing a maneuver at an inadmissible low altitude at low speed.

The Investigation Commission indicates also the following accompanying reasons contributing to the occurrence:
1. Disruption of the normal engine operation, caused by enrichment of the air-fuel mixture due to incomplete and incorrect implementation of the maintenance plan of the aircraft by a person holding a Certificate for Maintenance.
2. The reduced control of the inspectors from the Airworthiness Department of the CAA, regarding the updating and implementation of the Aircraft Maintenance Plan and the keeping of the technical documentation of the aircraft

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIU Bulgaria
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 9 months
Download report: Final report

Sources: (photo)

Revision history:

10-May-2020 12:16 harro Added
10-May-2020 12:29 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
10-May-2020 13:41 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
10-May-2020 13:43 RobertMB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
17-Feb-2021 21:01 harro Updated [Departure airport, Narrative, Category, Accident report]

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