PKBWL report – Accident, Cessna C-150 (SP-KHD), Brzóza, 24/11/2020

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).

PKBWL Interim report – Accident, VULCANAIR P68 (SP-FPM), Gdańsk Airport (EPGD), 23/03/2021

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, […]

PKBWL report – Accident, Gyrocopter TERCEL (SP-XERO), Toruń, 9/05/2021

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 […]

PKBWL report – Accident, Aero AT-3 R100 (SP-PBC), Witanowice, 30/06/2023

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 […]

PKBWL report – Incident, Airbus A-330-200 (C-GTSI), EPWA, 16/08/2018

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 […]

PKBWL report – Incident, Diamond DA20-C1 (SP-NDI), Dęblin Airport (EPDE), 21/04/2021

On 21 April 2021, during training for PPL(A), a student-pilot performed solo flights along the aerodrome traffic circuit under the supervision of a flight instructor. Around 12:38 hrs UTC, during landing, the student-pilot performed touch down on the nose wheel of the landing gear, which resulted in a bounced landing. The student-pilot reacted to the […]

PKBWL report – EV-97 Eurostar SL (OK-YUA98), Milewo Airfield (EPMX), 9/05/2021

On 9 May 2021, three ultralight planes made a flight from EPPL to EPMX aerodrome. After a short break, two of them took off for next flights. The last one – EV97 Eurostar OK-YUA98 aircraft, initiated take-off run to perform a return flight to EPPL.During take-off run on RWY 18, still below rotation speed, the […]

PKBWL report – Incident, Boeing 737 MAX 8 (A6-FMC), EPWA, 11/11/2021

During taxiing of the FDB1830 flight to the holding point short of RWY 29 on EPWA aerodrome, the crew was instructed by TWR to line up RWY 29 and wait. The crew correctly confirmed the instruction. At 21:05:501 hrs the plane lined up RWY 29. After 20 seconds the crew initiated take-off run. At 21:06:23 […]

PKBWL report – Accident, AVENTURA II (N27ZX), Kłeckie lake, 29/03/2022

On 29 March 2022, the pilot (German citizen) of the Aventura II aircraft, N27ZX identification marks, began preparations for the flight at the EPLS aerodrome at 09:001 hrs LMT. CCTV camera recording from EPLS shows that the pilot personally prepared the plane for flight, started the engine, tested it, and then taxied to RWY 23 […]