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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Datum:Sonntag 31 Mai 1987
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C501 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 501 Citation I/SP
Fluggesellschaft:Travel Air
Kennzeichen: D-IAEC
Werknummer: 501-0203
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Lübeck-Blankensee Airport (LBC) (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Köln/Bonn Airport (CGN/EDDK), Deutschland
Flug nach:Lübeck-Blankensee Airport (LBC/EDHL), Deutschland
The Cessna Citation struck the NDB antenna on approach, crashed and caught fire.
One of the surviving passengers was Uwe Barschel, a West German politician (CDU) and from 1982 to 1987 Minister-President in the State of Schleswig-Holstein.


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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 Köln/Bonn Airport to Lübeck-Blankensee Airport as the crow flies is 404 km (253 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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