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Last updated: 8 December 2019
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Date:Wednesday 21 November 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Operator:GSW Charterflug
Registration: D-IGSW
C/n / msn: BB-669
First flight: 1980
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:32 km (20 mls) W of Innsbruck-Kranebitten Airport (INN) (   Austria)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Trieste-Ronchi dei Legionari Airport (TRS/LIPQ), Italy
Destination airport:Innsbruck-Kranebitten Airport (INN/LOWI), Austria
Narrative:
Crashed into Kellerjoch Mountain, 32 km west of Innsbruck, Austria.
German steel executive Willy Korf died in the accident.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 289


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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 Trieste-Ronchi dei Legionari Airport to Innsbruck-Kranebitten Airport as the crow flies is 226 km (141 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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