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Accident with a small private aircraft in Landegem, Belgium.

Date of occurrence: 2017-11-19

Investigated by Belgium.

The Belgian safety investigation authority is investigating an accident that occurred in Landegem, Belgium, with an ultralight aircraft of the type Arsi VM-1C Esqual. The aircraft was built in Sweden. En route the pilot felt vibrations in the aircraft and the engine came to a complete stop. Soon after that the pilot realized that the propeller had lost one of it's blades. An emergency landing was carried out in a wheat field. Neither the pilot nor the passenger was injured. The Swedish accident investigation authority, SHK, has appointed an accredited representative to assist in the investigation.

Chairperson in Sweden
Helene Arango Magnusson
Accredited representative
Peter Swaffer

Investigation started
Fact-finding phase
Stakeholder meeting held
Analyzing phase
External consultation process closed
Final report published
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