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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145925
Last updated: 18 February 2020
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Time:c. 17:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robin DR.400-180R Remorqueur
Owner/operator:Akaflieg Karlsruhe
Registration: D-EIAV
C/n / msn: 1658
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rheinstetten -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Rheinstetten
Destination airport:local
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Stalled and crashed in a wooded area, immediately after takeoff. A post-crash fire erupted.
The airplane took off with a tailwind and engine not operating at full power.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

30-May-2012 13:02 TB Added
30-May-2012 13:19 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Nature, Destination airport]
30-May-2012 13:37 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Narrative]
31-May-2012 00:21 PC12 Updated [Time, Source]
09-Oct-2013 17:37 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]

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