Accident Aerospool WT-9 Dynamic SP-SHEL, Sunday 23 October 2022
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Date:Sunday 23 October 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic WT9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aerospool WT-9 Dynamic
Owner/operator:RS Serwis Lotniczy
Registration: SP-SHEL
MSN: DY119/2006
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Czestochowa-Rudniki Airfield (EPRU) -   Poland
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Banner and glider towing
Departure airport:EPRU
Destination airport:EPRU
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
During the initial climb, at ca. 80-90 m AGL, the pilot of the WT-9 Dynamic towplane experienced engine vibrations and partial loss of power. The glider released and the towplane landed back at the airfield. Shortly after releasing, when making a turn, the glider was seen to enter a spin. The glider crashed into a wooded area surrounding the airfield, killing both pilots - a 58 y.o. instructor and 17 y.o. pilot undergoing aerobatic training.

Sources: (interim report),nId,6367394#crp_state=1 (photo)

Revision history:

24-Oct-2022 20:25 Captain Adam Added
24-Oct-2022 23:02 RobertMB Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
24-Oct-2022 23:03 RobertMB Updated [Other fatalities]
24-Oct-2022 23:17 RobertMB Updated [Operator]

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