We inform that the preliminary report related to the Cessna 208B (SP-WAW) accident which occurred on 17/07/2023 in the Chrcynno airfield has been published. As a result of the accident, 6 persons were killed and 7 persons sustained serious injuries. The airplane was destroyed. The subjected accident is still under investigation of PKBWL team. Read the preliminary report.
We hereby inform that on 27th April 2023, Mr. Andrzej Adamczyk, the Minister for Infrastructure, accepted the resignation of Mr. Bogusław Trela, the Chairman of the State Commission on Aircraft Accident Investigation (PKBWL) and awarded him the Badge of Honour “Well-Deserved for Transportation of the Republic of Poland.” This award is considered the highest distinction in […]
On the day of the accident, at the EPNM aerodrome, the crew was performing the exercise no. IV/17, acc. to the PPL (H) Training Program, ed. 2 of the ACSL LAW. The planned flights were intended to check the student pilot ability to perform exercise EX-1 “Pre-solo flight exam”. It was planned to perform 10 […]
During emergency landing, the plane turned over. The student suffered minor injuries but managed to get out of the damaged aircraft on her own. During the inspection of the aircraft at the accident site, it was found that the carburetor heater lever was in the “closed” position (no heating).
The State Commission on Aircraft Accidents Investigation (PKBWL) hereby informs that the investigation activities related to the accident involving VULCANAIR P68 airplane registered as SP-FPM, which occurred on 23rd March 2021 (PKBWL reference number 572/2021) have been completed and the draft Final Report on the investigation has been prepared. Currently, the draft Final Report is being translated into English, […]
On May 9, 2021, the pilot (and owner) of the TERCEL gyrocopter arrived at EPTO – Pomeranian Aeroclub’s aerodrome to perform a recreational flight. The pilot performed a preflight check in accordance to the Flight Manual. No technical irregularities were found at that time. At about 9:53 hrs UTC the pilot took off and then […]
On 30th June 2022, the pilot of an AT-3 R100 aircraft, registration marks SP-PBC, was performing an en-route flight as part of his ATPL(A) training. After about 1 hour 40 min. from take-off, the engine stopped in flight and attempts to restart it were unsuccessful. The pilot was forced to land in a random hilly […]
This is a list of PKBWL investigations that were closed in January 2023. The report is published on the beginning of the preceding month.
This is a list of PKBWL investigations that were closed in December 2022. The report is published on the beginning of the preceding month.
On 19 March 2018 State Commission on Aircraft Accidents Investigation was informed by the Polish Air Navigation Services Agency and Warsaw Chopin Airport Duty Officer about the incident that had occurred on 16 March 2018. The Airbus A-330-200, registration C-GTSI, flight number TVP7617, operated by Air Transat airline wet leased for Smartwings airline performing a […]