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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199634
Last updated: 11 February 2020
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Date:12-SEP-2017
Time:18:59
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20K
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D-EPPW
C/n / msn: 25-0624
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Braunwald -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Donaueschingen (EDTD)
Destination airport:Albegna, Italy (LIMG)
Investigating agency: STSB Switzerland
Narrative:
The Mooney entered a spin and impacted a mountain at 1900 mts altitude. Both male occupants, the pilot (64) and the passenger (76) died in the crash.

Causes:
The accident is due to the fact that the pilots lost control of the aircraft the airspeed fell below the stall speed in icing conditions and were no longer able to prevent a collision with the terrain.
The continuation of visual flight in instrument weather conditions created the prerequisite for the occurrence of the accident.

Sources:

https://www.sust.admin.ch/inhalte/AV-berichte/D-EPPW.pdf
https://www.blick.ch/news/schweiz/beide-insassen-tot-kleinflugzeug-in-braunwald-abgestuerzt-id7295412.html
https://www.tdg.ch/suisse/Crash-de-Braunwald-les-victimes-sont-identifiees/story/22929973
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https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/d-eppw#ed556ee
http://www.flugzeuginfo.net/images/gallery/m20k_d-eppw_edwi-07.jpg

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: STSB Switzerland
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 3 months
Download report: Final report


Images:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Sep-2017 06:34 gerard57 Added
13-Sep-2017 06:39 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
13-Sep-2017 08:24 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
13-Sep-2017 08:30 Iceman 29 Updated [Photo, ]
13-Sep-2017 10:48 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
19-Sep-2017 19:44 harro Updated [Source, Embed code]
14-Dec-2018 13:17 harro Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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