Accident ICP MXP-740 Savannah VG LN-YZU, Friday 10 July 2020
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Date:Friday 10 July 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic SVNH model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
ICP MXP-740 Savannah VG
Registration: LN-YZU
MSN: 08-09-51-763
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:200 m South of Meråker Airfield -   Norway
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Meråker Airfield
Destination airport:Meråker Airfield
Investigating agency: NSIA
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
An instructor and a student were completing an aircraft type check flight. The aircraft struck tops of trees during the last part of the approach and the pilot lost control of the aircraft. The instructor died in the accident while the student sustained minor injuries. The investigation found that a non-standard procedure had been used during the landing circuit, and that the check flight had not been prepared in accordance with the microlight aircraft handbook. The investigation also found that the instruction provided by each microlight aircraft instructors appeared to vary.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NSIA
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 10 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

10-Jul-2020 19:25 asyl Added
10-Jul-2020 19:26 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Narrative]
10-Jul-2020 23:22 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage]
15-Jul-2020 19:42 asyl Updated [Source, Narrative]
30-May-2021 08:50 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Accident report]
30-May-2021 08:51 harro Updated [Location]

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