ASN Aircraft accident Swearingen SA226-AT Merlin IV D-IEWK München-Riem Airport (MUC)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Thursday 5 February 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA226-AT Merlin IV
Registration: D-IEWK
MSN: AT-042
First flight: 1975
Total airframe hrs:6282
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-3U-303G
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:München-Riem Airport (MUC) (   Germany)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Dortmund Airport (DTM/EDLW), Germany
Destination airport:München-Riem Airport (MUC/EDDM), Germany
On final approach the weather minima at the airport went below those aircraft and crew were certified for. During the late and low missed approach procedure the aircraft belly landed, slid, and came to a stop in a snowy field after a ca. 300 m slide, 153 m south of the runway centreline.

» F.v.Blomberg
» LBA Report AZ:3X0003/87


photo of Swearingen-SA226-AT-Merlin-IV-D-IEWK
accident date: 05-02-1987
type: Swearingen SA226-AT Merlin IV
registration: D-IEWK

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Dortmund Airport to München-Riem Airport as the crow flies is 473 km (295 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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