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Accident
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 14 Februar 2002
Zeit:17:20
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BE30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 300LW Super King Air
Fluggesellschaft:Kronospan GmbH
Kennzeichen: D-ICBC
Werknummer: FA-227
Baujahr: 1993
Betriebsstunden:4141
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-60A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Sarsura Glacier, near Zernez (   Schweiz)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Poznan-Lawica Airport (POZ/EPPO), Polen
Flug nach:St. Moritz-Samedan Airport (SMV/LSZS), Schweiz
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into the Sarsura Glacier at an altitude of 9640 feet, while on approach to runway 21 at St. Moritz-Samedan, Switzerland (SMV). Both occupants were killed and the aircraft completely destroyed.

Probable Cause:

URSACHEN:
Der Unfall ist darauf zurückzuführen, dass die Besatzung des Flugzeugs D-ICBC anlässlich des Anfluges nach Sichtflugregeln auf den Flugplatz Samedan bei kritischen Wetterbedingungen und unter Anwendung einer ungeeigneten Flugtaktik die räumliche Orientierung verlor und das Flugzeug dabei mit dem Gelände kollidierte.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BFU Switzerlnd
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 11 months
Accident number: No. 1874
Download report: Final report

Informationsquelle:
» BFU


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Poznan-Lawica Airport to St. Moritz-Samedan Airport as the crow flies is 818 km (511 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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