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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 217889
Last updated: 28 January 2021
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Date:08-JUL-1951
Time:c. 12:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:private
Registration: HB-ECA
C/n / msn: D-1038
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Biel -   Switzerland
Phase: Take off
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed from 80 meters altitude after loss of power and caught fire. Pilot Ernest Althaus and *three senior passengers.

Sources:

Schaffhauser Nachrichten 9 July 1951.
*A Noite 9 July 1951, p5


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Nov-2018 20:19 TB Added
19-Nov-2019 10:24 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
26-Jan-2021 12:04 TB Updated [Registration, Operator, Source]
28-Jan-2021 18:00 TB Updated [Registration, Cn]

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