At 15:05 LT, shortly after takeoff from Rwy 31 of LHSU (Surjány) Airfield, a TMG-class Scheibe SF-25 Motofalke, registered as HA-1279, lost altitude turning crosswind and crashed NE of the airstrip. The two PPL-qualified occupants were taken to hospital with serious and life-threatening injuries, respectively.The aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
TSB of Hungary is investigating the accident at Case #2021-0096-4.


On 2 March 2021 during a scheduled runway inspection at BUD Airport 4 runway edge lights were found knocked out (later confirmed as 3). In the initially examined 7-hour period prior to the discovery of the broken lights, no aircraft could be positively identified as responsible for the event. The investigation continues with the extension of the examined period.

UPDATE – Based on the data of the subsequent FDR readout, the involvement of the initially implicated Saab 340 of Airest has been ruled out.


The pilots of the twin-engine aircraft (Piper PA-34-200T, registration number: HA-SOA) lost control at low altitude while practicing single engine touch-and-go procedure at Atkar airfield (Hungary). The aircraft crashed on a cultivated area. There were no injuries.

The occurrence is being investigated by the Transportation Safety Bureau of Hungary, Case #2020-523-4.