NTSB Identification: ERA09WA551
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 24, 2009 in Palazzolo dello Stella, Italy
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration:
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On June 24, 2009, about 1515 universal coordinated time (1615 local time), a Cessna 172A, German registration D-EBFO, was substantially damaged during a forced landing at Piancada Airfield, near Palazzolo dello Stella, Italy. The two pilots and one passenger onboard were not injured. The flight, which departed Padova Airport (LIPU), Padova, Italy, was en route to Portoroz Airport (LJPZ), Piran, Slovenia, and was operating under Italian flight regulations.

According to Italian authorities, the airplane was executing a missed approach at Piancada Airfield when the engine lost power. During the forced landing, the airplane hit the ground hard, then nosed over.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Italy. Further information may be obtained from:

Agenzia Nazionale per la Sicurrezza del Volo (ANSV)
Via Attilio Benigni, 53
00156 Roma, Italia
Phone: (39) 06 8207 8219
Fax: (39) 06 8273 672

This report is for informational purposes only, and only contains information released by the government of Italy.

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