ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144203
Last updated: 23 December 2014
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Date:03-MAR-2012
Time:10:50 LT
Type:Nando Groppo Trial
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: 25-AAC
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tsanfleuron glacier, part of Diablerets massive, Savièse, VS -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:LSGB
Destination airport:Glacier de Tsanfleuron
Narrative:
A Nando Groppo Trial ski-equipped ultralight aircraft crashed at the Tsanfleuron glacier, part of Diablerets massive, Savièse, VS, during a reconnaissance flight.

The pilot was seriously injured and the passenger received minor injuries.

Sources:
http://genevalunch.com/blog/2012/03/03/small-plane-crash-on-diablerets-glacier-sends-2-to-hospital/
http://www.rts.ch/video/info/journal-continu/3827784-sequences-choisies-crash-d-un-avion-aux-diablerets.html
http://www.20min.ch/news/kreuz_und_quer/story/Flugzeug-stuerzt-auf--Walliser-Gletscher-14510590
http://www.24heures.ch/vaud-regions/riviera-chablais/Un-avion-s-ecrase-sur-le-glacier-des-Diablerets-2-blesses/story/11687153
http://www.romandie.com/news/pdf/PDF_Police_VD__crash_d_un_petit_avion_sur_le_glacier_des_Diablerets_ROM_030320121603.pdf
http://www.bfu.admin.ch/common/pdf/25AAC.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Mar-2012 02:34 lspm Added
04-Mar-2012 03:27 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Other fatalities]
04-Mar-2012 04:27 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative, Plane category, ]
06-Mar-2012 06:42 RobertMB Updated [Date, Registration, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Mar-2012 06:43 RobertMB Updated [Phase]
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