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Date:12-SEP-2014
Time:16:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic DA40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Diamond DA40 Diamond Star
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N39SE
C/n / msn: 40.299
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Kulusuk Airport (KUS/BGKK) -   Greenland
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Reykjavík-Keflavík International Airport (KEF/BIKF)
Destination airport:Kulusuk Airport (KUS/BGKK)
Narrative:
The DA40 airplane was being ferried from Europe to the United States. It took off from Reykjavík-Keflavík International Airport in Iceland on a leg to Kulusuk, Greenland.
The airplane impacted a mountain top, approximately three nm southeast of Kulusuk Airport. The accident occurred in daylight and under instrument meteorological conditions (IMC)

An extensive search of the aircraft was initiated, but due to adverse weather condition and other factors, the aircraft wreckage was not located until six days after the accident.

Sources:

http://www.havarikommissionen.dk/index.php?lang=daindex.php?option=com_contentbuilder&title=search-aviation-begivenhedstype-havari-accidentflykategori-motorfly-airplane-hclj510-2014-278-preliminary-report&controller=details&id=4&record_id=352&Itemid=225&limitstart=0&filter_order=&lang=en

www.sermitsiaq.ag
https://www.diamondaviators.net/forum/thinking-moving-my-da40-to-us-from-europe-any-advice-t4924-10.html
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http://sermitsiaq.ag/privatfly-fundet-omkommet-pilot


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Sep-2014 07:25 knudrosing Added
13-Sep-2014 07:26 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
14-Sep-2014 16:20 Anon. Updated [Operator]
14-Sep-2014 16:21 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
17-Sep-2014 18:16 knudrosing Updated [Source, Narrative]
17-Sep-2014 18:22 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Narrative]
18-Sep-2014 06:15 knud rosing Updated [Source, Narrative]
18-Sep-2014 06:19 harro Updated [Location, Damage, Narrative]
20-Nov-2014 11:19 harro Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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