Accident description
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 6 March 1970
Type:Handley Page HP-137 Jetstream 1
Operator:Bavaria Fluggesellschaft
Registration: D-INAH
C/n / msn: 205
First flight: 1969
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) NE of St. Moritz-Samedan Airport (SMV) (   Switzerland) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:München-Riem Airport (MUC/EDDM), Germany
Destination airport:St. Moritz-Samedan Airport (SMV/LSZS), Switzerland
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed 3 km short of runway 21 and 0,5km left of the extended centerline into snow in an uncontrolled attitude.
The 1st stage of the turbine wheel of the no. 1 engine had disintegrated.


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Distance from München-Riem Airport to St. Moritz-Samedan Airport as the crow flies is 223 km (139 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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