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Last updated: 18 October 2017
Datum:dinsdag 25 januari 2005
Type:Silhouette image of generic D228 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier 228-101
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Alfred Wegener Institut
Registratie: D-CICE
Constructienummer: 7073
Bouwjaar: 1985-10-29 (19 years 3 months)
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Rothera Station (   Antarctica)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Onderzoek
Vliegveld van vertrek:Halley Research Station (EGAH), Antarctica
Vliegveld van aankomst:Rothera Research Station (EGAR), Antarctica
The Dornier 228 research aircraft named "Polar 4" entered a short and steep approach to the British Rothera Station on Antarctica. Weather conditions included low clouds and snow. The aircraft landed hard, causing substantial damage to the landing gear and fuselage. The aircraft was shipped back to Germany and after investigation declared irreparable in November 2005.

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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Halley Research Station en Rothera Research Station bedraagt 1656 km (1035 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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