Narrative:Hit trees on a high ground on approach to runway 22 in fog. A.o. improper IFR operation, failure to initiate a go-around and alcoholic impairment were factors.
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain
|Date:||Wednesday 19 May 1982|
Cessna 551 Citation II/SP
|C/n / msn:|| 551-0033|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6|
|Total:||Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||near Kassel-Calden Airport (KSF) ( Germany)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Destination airport:||Kassel-Calden Airport (KSF/EDVK), Germany|
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.