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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227264
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Time:16:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SF25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Scheibe SF 25C Rotax Falke
Owner/operator:Flugsportgruppe Neustadt a. d. Aisch e.V.
Registration: D-KIWC
MSN: 44589
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Pass Thurn, Mittersill, Pinzgau -   Austria
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Zell Am See Airport (LOWZ)
Destination airport:Neustadt/Aisch Airfield (EDQN)
Investigating agency: UUS Austria
Emergency landing in a wooded area near Pass Thurn, Mittersill, Pinzgau due to strong fall winds. The passenger (78) suffered serious injuries.

Probable causes:
- Collision with obstacles/objects while operating the aircraft near the ground.
Probable factors:
- Inappropriate flight planning
- Inappropriate flight tactics in mountainous terrain
- Misjudgement of the distance to the ground
- Misjudgement of weather conditions
- Turbulence/wind shear
- Misjudgement of flight performance


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: UUS Austria
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

17-Jul-2019 07:42 Alpine Flight Added
17-Jul-2019 08:49 RobertMB Updated [Source, Damage]
17-Jul-2019 11:49 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Source]
19-Dec-2020 14:48 harro Updated [Narrative, Category, Accident report]

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