Accident Air Création Tanarg 912S YV-UL-015, Thursday 13 January 2011
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Date:Thursday 13 January 2011
Time:17:03 UTC
Type:Air Création Tanarg 912S
Owner/operator:Omar Contreras Barboza
Registration: YV-UL-015
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Chimborazo Volcán -   Ecuador
Phase: En route
Departure airport:SECZ:CERRO AZUL
Destination airport:SEBB:LA BALBINA
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Omar Contreras, expeditionary pilot travelling across South America in his ultralight named "El Cóndor" crashed at Volcán Chimborazo.

La Junta Investigadora de Accidentes estima que la causa probable de este accidente fue la pérdida de consciencia del piloto, por la disminución del oxígeno en los tejidos del organismo, HIPOXIA, al volar sobre los 10.000 pies por 01:08:25 horas sin utilizar oxígeno adicional.


Revision history:

14-Jan-2011 13:00 TB Added
14-Jan-2011 13:09 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-Jan-2011 13:10 TB Updated
14-Jan-2011 15:38 TB Updated [Source]
14-Jan-2011 15:41 TB Updated [Source]
15-Jan-2011 05:17 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
15-Jan-2011 11:16 Anon. Updated [Date, Registration, Operator]
05-Nov-2014 16:57 juliosalazarc Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
14-May-2020 07:13 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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