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Zodiac 601XL, EC-XKM, owned and operated by a private individual: Fatal accident occurred January 19, 2018 in Castellón, Spain

NTSB Identification: CEN18WA081
14 CFR Non-U.S., Non-Commercial
Accident occurred Friday, January 19, 2018 in Castellon, Spain
Aircraft: Zodiac 601XL, registration:
Injuries: 1 Fatal, 1 Serious.
The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On January 19, 2018, about 0930 UTC, a Zodiac 601XL, Spanish registry EC-XKM, owned and operated by a private individual, impacted mountainous terrain in the municipality of La Pobla de Benifassa, Castellon, Spain. A postimpact fire ensued. The pilot was fatally injured and the passenger on board was seriously injured. The airplane was destroyed. Visual Meteorological conditions prevailed for the non-scheduled, personal cross-country flight that had departed from Les Marines Aerodrome, Valencia, Spain, and was destined for Cerdanya Aerodrome, Girona, Spain.

This investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Spain. Any further information regarding the investigation can be obtained from:

Ministerio de Fomento
Comision de Investigacion de Accidentes E Incidentes de Aviacion Civil
(CIAIAC)
C/Fruela, 6
28011 Madrid,
Spain
E-mail: ciaiac@fomento.es

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by, or obtained from, the CIAIAC of Spain.

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