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Type:Silhouette image of generic BE36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A36 Bonanza
Registration: D-EIFW
C/n / msn: E-695
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Niederweidbach -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Mannheim/Neuostheim (EDFM)
Destination airport:Westerland/Sylt (EDXW)
Crashed into a field between Niederweidbach and Mudersbach, in the vicinity of the Aartalsee, after engine failure.
Harald Ertl (33, formula one race car driver, killed)
Vera Ertl (34, wife, survived)
Sebastian Ertl (3, son, survived)
Dr Jörg Becker-Hohensee (41, brother in law, pilot, killed)
Gabi Becker-Hohensee (37, wife, killed)
Alexandra Becker-Hohensee (14, daughter, killed)


BFU 3X053-82
Hamburger Abendblatt 8 April 1982

Revision history:

22-Aug-2010 16:59 TB Added
22-Aug-2010 17:24 TB Updated [Location, Narrative]
22-Aug-2010 17:29 TB Updated [Narrative]
24-Aug-2011 07:38 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Jan-2014 15:04 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
22-Feb-2018 22:36 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
05-Feb-2019 08:58 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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