Accident Tecnam P2008-JC Mk2 SX-IRN, Monday 3 August 2020
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Date:Monday 3 August 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic P208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Tecnam P2008-JC Mk2
Owner/operator:Skies Aviation Academy
Registration: SX-IRN
MSN: 1158
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Proti, Serres region -   Greece
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Alexandroupolis-Demokritos Airport (AXD/LGAL)
Destination airport:Alexandroupolis-Demokritos Airport (AXD/LGAL)
Investigating agency: AAIASB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
A student pilot was performing a planned and briefed Air Navigation Solo Flight at 4,500 ft MSL on an Tecnam P2008. In his contact with Kavala ATC, over STRYMON Point at 05:57 UTC, he requested to deviate from the Flight Plan to descend to 1000 feet and to proceed towards the villages of Rodolivos and Proti Serron, to remain in the area for ten minutes, then to proceed to ALISTRATI. The aircraft proceeded towards the village of Rodolivos, executing maneuvers over the area and then proceeded towards the village of Proti Serron over which he executed again maneuvers and finally crashed into the top of a Platanus tree, ended up vertically into the facade of a building, causing minor damages to it and to a parked motorcycle. The pilot suffered minor injuries and was transported to the local hospital.

Probable Cause(s)
Rules Violation governing the Standard Operating Procedures according to the Flight Plan and the detailed
Preflight Briefing, is the probable cause of the Accident.

Contributing Factors
Flying at low altitude and at low speed over a populated area, is the Contributing Factors to that Accident.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIASB
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 8 months
Download report: Final report



Accident location including the tree (Street view):,23.9997496,3a,75y,141.87h,95.35t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1semvS0wGjsmA0ldU48FuxHw!2e0!7i13312!8i6656



Photo: © nicolas economou

© nicolas economou


Revision history:

03-Aug-2020 07:42 gerard57 Added
03-Aug-2020 08:17 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
03-Aug-2020 08:18 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
03-Aug-2020 08:24 harro Updated [Embed code]
03-Aug-2020 12:44 Anon. Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
03-Aug-2020 13:28 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
05-Aug-2020 13:20 harro Updated [Source, Photo]
05-Aug-2020 13:37 harro Updated [Photo]

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