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Last updated: 22 February 2020
Estado:Final
Fecha:martes 25 enero 2005
Hora:14:33
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic D228 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier 228-101
Operador:Alfred Wegener Institut
Registración: D-CICE
Numéro de série: 7073
Año de Construcción: 1985-10-29 (19 years 3 months)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Rothera Station (   Antártida)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Inspección/Búsqueda
Aeropuerto de Salida:Halley Research Station (EGAH), Antártida
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Rothera Research Station (EGAR), Antártida
Descripción:
The Dornier 228 research aircraft named "Polar 4" entered a short and steep approach to the British Rothera Station on Antarctica. Weather conditions included low clouds and snow. The aircraft landed hard, causing substantial damage to the landing gear and fuselage. The aircraft was shipped back to Germany and after investigation declared irreparable in November 2005.

Fuentes:
» Alfred Wegener Institut
» BFU 4X003-05


Fotos

photo of Dornier-228-101-D-CICE
accident date: 25-01-2005
type: Dornier 228-101
registration: D-CICE
photo of Dornier-228-101-D-CICE
accident date: 25-01-2005
type: Dornier 228-101
registration: D-CICE
photo of Dornier-228-101-D-CICE
accident date: 25-01-2005
type: Dornier 228-101
registration: D-CICE
 

Map
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 Halley Research Station to Rothera Research Station as the crow flies is 1656 km (1035 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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