Loss of control Accident BOT SC07 Super Cruiser D-MKEN, Monday 22 August 2022
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Date:Monday 22 August 2022
Time:c. 15:00
Type:BOT SC07 Super Cruiser
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D-MKEN
MSN: 008
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:near Gera-Leumnitz Airfield (EDAJ) -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Gera-Leumnitz Airfield (EDAJ)
Destination airport:Koblenz-Winningen Airfield (EDRK)
Investigating agency: BFU
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
On the initial climb, the aircraft made a left turn, went into an uncontrolled attitude, crashed into a wooded area and became stuck in branches. A fire broke out and the aircraft burned out.


Conclusions
The aircraft accident was due to a loss of control in an uncoordinated left turn where the altitude reached was too low to subsequently regain a controlled attitude and/or trigger the rescue system.

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: BFU
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 11 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

https://www.zeit.de/news/2022-08/22/ultraleichtflugzeug-bei-gera-abgestuerzt-und-ausgebrannt
https://www.bild.de/regional/thueringen/thueringen-aktuell/unglueck-in-thueringen-flugzeug-abgestuerzt-pilot-vermisst-81083866.bild.html
https://www.mdr.de/nachrichten/thueringen/ost-thueringen/gera/ultraleichtflugzeug-abgestuerzt-pilot-tot-100.html
BFU
https://www.flugzeug-bild.de/bild/flugplaetze~deutschland~gera-edaj/152668/bot-aircraft-sc-07-speed-cruiser.html

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Aug-2022 14:26 gerard57 Added
22-Aug-2022 16:16 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Aug-2022 19:07 RobertMB Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Aug-2022 19:08 RobertMB Updated [Time]
24-Jul-2023 09:27 harro Updated

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