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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37538
Last updated: 14 December 2018
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Date:21-AUG-2000
Time:20:46 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C340 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 340A
Owner/operator:private
Registration: D-ICEN
C/n / msn: 340A-0555
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dräckloch, near Glarus -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Albenga (LIMG) (19:39)
Destination airport:Stuttgart (EDDS) (21:30)
Narrative:
On August 21, 2000, at 14:46 EDT (Eastern Daylight Time)(20:46 Local Time) a Cessna 340, D-ICEN, was destroyed when it impacted mountainous terrain at Dräckloch (hinteres Klöntal), near Glarus, Switzerland. The pilot (54) and four passengers were fatally injured. The aircraft was destroyed when it apparently flew into high ground after loss of control in a thunderstorm.

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: NYC00WA237 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief2.aspx?ev_id=20001212X21856&ntsbno=NYC00WA237&akey=1
2. http://www.bfu.admin.ch/common/pdf/1737.pdf
Hamburger Abendblatt 23 August 2000

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
25-Dec-2010 14:51 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Mar-2016 23:08 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Mar-2018 19:48 TB Updated [Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Mar-2018 19:50 TB Updated [Narrative]

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