Accident Saab 340A HB-AHA,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 326088

Date:Wednesday 21 February 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic SF34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Saab 340A
Registration: HB-AHA
MSN: 340A-005
Year of manufacture:1984
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH) -   Switzerland
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Confidence Rating:
The undercarriage was erroneously retracted while the aircraft was on the ground during a training session. Apparently the undercarriage ground lock pins were not installed when the crew selected the undercarriage up.

The captain of this training session was later killed in a Crossair accident November 24, 2001 when his Avro RJ.100 crashed on approach to Zürich.


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photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Basel Airport (BSL); June 1984

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