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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231780
Last updated: 8 January 2020
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Date:29-DEC-2019
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SAVG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Zlin Savage Classic
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: 05NJ
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Arosa -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Bad Ragaz Airport (LSZE)
Destination airport:Bad Ragaz Airport (LSZE)
Narrative:
A Zlin Savage Classsic ultralight crashed under unknown circumstances. Pilot (79) and his passenger (62) were seriously injured and were taken to a hospital. The pilot died eight days later of his injuries .

The pilot was Ruedi H., a famous photographer.

Sources:

https://www.tdg.ch/suisse/petit-avion-s-ecrase-arosa-grisons/story/19030286
https://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/panorama/vermischtes/kleinflugzeug-stuerzt-in-arosa-ab/story/15770881
https://www.en24.news/2020/01/accident-at-arosa-gr-small-plane-crashes-near-ski-slope.html
https://www.aerokurier.de/motorflug/abenteurer-ruedi-homberger-toedlich-verunglueckt/

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/15110856@N02/37892665536 (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Dec-2019 13:26 gerard57 Added
29-Dec-2019 13:59 RobertMB Updated [Source]
29-Dec-2019 20:21 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Dec-2019 20:55 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Narrative, Plane category]
29-Dec-2019 21:05 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
08-Jan-2020 11:31 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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