ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145327
Last updated: 19 April 2014
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Date:28-APR-2012
Time:10:00 LT
Type:Rutan Long-EZ
Owner/operator:Operator: Canard Pilots HB-YCG, owners: private
Registration: HB-YCG
C/n / msn: 1293
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Lake Constance, about 500m from St. Gallen-Altenrhein Apt. - LSZR, SG -   Switzerland
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:LSZR
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Rutan Long-EZ experimental homebuilt aircraft made a forced emergency landing into Lake Constance (Bodensee) due to a loss of engine power shortly after take off from St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport - LSZR, SG.

Both occupants escaped non to minor injured and were rescued by boatīs.

Sources:
http://www.20min.ch/schweiz/ostschweiz/story/Flugzeug-stuerzt-in-See---Piloten-ueberleben-16352864
http://www.heute.at/news/oesterreich/art23655,699410
http://diepresse.com/home/panorama/welt/753449/Sechs-Tote-bei-Flugzeugabsturz-in-der-Schweiz

http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-photos/photos/1/5/3/1208351.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Apr-2012 14:22 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
28-Apr-2012 16:13 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
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