Saturday, February 02, 2019

Capella XLS Super 100, EC-YTA: Fatal accident occurred August 23, 2019 in San Juan del Puerto, Huelva, Los Palitos, Spain

NTSB Identification: CEN19WA289
14 CFR Non-U.S., Non-Commercial
Accident occurred Friday, August 23, 2019 in San Juan del Puerto, Spain
Aircraft: Capella XS, registration:
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On August 23, 2019, about 1905 hours universal coordinated time, an amateur-built Capella XS airplane, Spanish registration EC-YTA, impacted terrain after an inflight separation of a wing near San Juan del Puerto, Spain. The pilot was fatally injured, and the airplane was substantially damaged.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the Comisión de Investigación de Accidentes e Incidentes de Aviación Civil (CIAIAC). This report is for informational purposes and contains only information provided by the government of Spain.

Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Comisión de Investigación de Accidentes e Incidentes de Aviación Civil
Ministerio de Fomento
C/Fruela, 6
28011 Madrid
Telephone: (34) 91 597 89 00
Fax: (34) 91 463 55 35

A 48-year-old man has died and another person of 71 has been injured when an ultralight crashed in the marshes of the Huelva municipality of San Juan del Puerto, as reported by the 112 Emergencies 112 Andalusia service on Saturday.

The event occurred after 9 pm on Friday and more than a dozen neighbors alerted the coordination center because they had seen an ultralight rush into the area of ​​the pier and marshes known as Los Palitos de San Juan del Puerto.

The health services have confirmed the death of a 48-year-old man and the evacuation of another 71 crew member to the Juan Ramón Jiménez hospital in Huelva, without the causes of the accident so far.

The accident caused a fire in the marshes of San Juan del Puerto and 112 has received this morning more than 200 warnings for the smell of burning in Huelva capital following a change in the wind.

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