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Last updated: 14 November 2019
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Datum:zondag 20 februari 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic FA20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Falcon 20D
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Fred-Air
Registratie: HB-VCG
Constructienummer: 231
Bouwjaar: 1970
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij St. Moritz-Samedan Airport (SMV) (   Zwitserland)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Zaken
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:St. Moritz-Samedan Airport (SMV/LSZS), Zwitserland
Beschrijving:
The right wingtip struck the frozen surface of the Silvaplana lake when beginning a holding pattern there to await better weather at the VFR-airport Samedan. The tailplane broke off and the Falcon crashed. Ceiling was at 300 feet and snow was falling.



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