Zenair Crash Kills Pilot and Mechanic in the Ukraine

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
By George Hatcher

On Sept 17, 2013, a Zenair CH 601 Zodiac crashed in Kolomyia in the Ukraine.

The 24-year-old pilot from Kiev, and a 47-year-old mechanic from Kolomyyanin who were aboard, were both killed in the crash. The pilot was the son of the plane’s owner, a famous aviator. Names have not been released.

Witnesses reported seeing smoke coming from the plane as it fell into a neighborhood around 5:30 pm.. The pilot managed to avoid striking residences and children playing nearby.

There may be a criminal case under the Criminal code of the Ukraine, Part 3 st.281 which is a violation of air travel rules.

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