Accident Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche D-GAFA,
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Date:Saturday 6 April 1968
Time:c. 12:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche
Registration: D-GAFA
MSN: 30-201
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Spaichingen -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel
Destination airport:Zürich
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed into trees while trying to make an emergency landing due to icing. Pilot and three passengers.


Hamburger Abendblatt 8 April 1968, p1+5

Revision history:

18-Jan-2016 20:53 TB Added
21-Jan-2017 23:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Feb-2018 10:28 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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