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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225080
Last updated: 25 June 2019
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Date:14-MAY-2019
Time:17:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic H207 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
HB Flugtechnik HB-207V RG Alpha
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: HB-YLO
C/n / msn: 021
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Birrfeld Airport(LSZF) -   Switzerland
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Birrfeld Airport (LSZF)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
An experimental kit built HB Flugtechnik HB-207V RG Alfa impacted terrain immediately after takeoff from Birrfeld Airport (LSZF) and burst into flames near Highway A1.
The pilot, who was the sole occupant, was killed.

The same airplane was already involved in an incident back in 2016. Due to engine failure a forced landing was conducted on a field close to the airport of Bad Ragaz

Sources:

https://skynews.ch/allgemein/flugunfall-birrfeld/
https://www.tt.com/panorama/unfall/15644563/pilot-bei-absturz-von-kleinflugzeug-in-der-schweiz-getoetet
https://www.20min.ch/schweiz/zuerich/story/Kleinflugzeug-stuerzt-in-Birrfeld-ab-11740424
https://www.aargauerzeitung.ch/aargau/brugg/pilot-stirbt-bei-absturz-von-kleinflugzeug-maschine-komplett-ausgebrannt-ungluecksursache-wird-untersucht-134476426#
https://www.watson.ch/schweiz/blaulicht/927323568-fluplatz-birrfeld-kleinflugzeug-stuerzt-ab-und-brennt-komplett-aus

https://www.sust.admin.ch/inhalte/AV-berichte/2323.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-May-2019 18:48 harro Added
15-May-2019 08:26 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
15-May-2019 08:48 harro Updated [Narrative]
15-May-2019 09:40 Bleriot Updated [Registration, Cn]
15-May-2019 11:02 thomas K Updated [Source, Narrative]
15-May-2019 23:13 RobertMB Updated [Source]

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