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Date:28-APR-2012
Time:15:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P32R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-32R-301 Saratoga SP
Owner/operator:Groupement de Vol Moteur Lausanne
Registration: HB-PGA
C/n / msn: 32R-8113045
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chatel-St-Denis, near Tatroz, FR -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:LSGL
Destination airport:LSGB
Narrative:
The aircraft was destroyed when it crashed at Tatroz towards the end of a flight from Lausanne to Ecuvillens. Some press reports claim that the pilot had friends in the village of Tatroz and that the aircraft had allegedly made a couple of low passes over the village shortly before it crashed.

Sources:
http://www.20min.ch/ro/news/romandie/story/Crash-aerien-dans-un-champs-fribourgeois-28422041
http://bazonline.ch/panorama/vermischtes/Sechs-Tote-bei-Flugzeugabsturz-/story/10237287
http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/panorama/vermischtes/Mehrere-Tote-bei-Flugzeugabsturz-/story/10237287
http://diepresse.com/home/panorama/welt/753449/Sechs-Tote-bei-Flugzeugabsturz-in-der-Schweiz
http://www.austrianwings.info/2012/04/schweiz-zwei-flugzeugabstuerze-an-einem-tag-mehrere-tote/
http://www.focus.de/panorama/welt/maschine-ueber-dorf-abgestuerzt-mehrere-tote-bei-flugzeugabsturz-in-der-schweiz_aid_744726.html
http://www.blick.ch/news/schweiz/mehrere-tote-bei-flugzeugabsturz-im-kanton-freiburg-id1862780.html
http://www.abendblatt.de/vermischtes/article2261363/Flugzeugabsturz-in-der-Schweiz-Sechs-Tote.html
http://www.bfu.admin.ch/common/pdf/HB-PGA_2012.pdf

http://www.abpic.co.uk/images/images/1174626F.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Apr-2012 14:27 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
28-Apr-2012 16:47 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Apr-2012 03:41 RobertMB Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
01-May-2012 01:20 RobertMB Updated [Time, Destination airport, Source]
22-Nov-2014 08:18 213.55.176.156 Updated [Narrative]
02-Jun-2016 22:37 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]
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