ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 33805
Last updated: 1 October 2014
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Date:15-MAY-1969
Time:PM
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: OY-BCD
C/n / msn: 28-22702
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Esbjerg City Harbour area -   Denmark
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:EKSL
Destination airport:EKEB
Narrative:
The private pilot, a teacher from Copenhagen was on a navigation or pleasure flight via EKSB and was following the coastline from south when he ran into seafog and tried to fly below and eventually hit the Esbjerg City power plant chimney at approximately 450 Feet, the chimney was 507 feet high (now replaced by a new chimney of 900 Ft).

The Cherokee was destroyed on impact and fell burning through the powerplants roof.

Sources:
http://www.oy-reg.dk/register/842.html
http://www.oy-reg.dk/billeder/l10367.jpg


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
22-Aug-2010 02:59 Capt Nielsen Updated [Time, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
15-Jan-2012 13:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Mar-2014 18:39 80.198.100.200 Updated [Narrative]
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