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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27398
Last updated: 23 May 2019
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Time:14:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PAY2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31T Cheyenne II
Registration: OE-FGK
C/n / msn: 31T-8020052
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Friedrichshafen -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Salzburg Airport (SZG/LOWS)
Destination airport:St.Gallen–Altenrhein Airport (LSZR)
Following an ILS approach to Friedrichshafen, the aircraft appeared to commence a go-around but entered a steep bank, stalled and crashed beside the runway. The aircraft was destroyed by impact and post impact fire. The accident happened in daylight (14:55 hours Local time), but in poor weather, with a low cloud base and visibility reduced in 'thick fog'.

The aircraft was operating a flight from Salzburg to St. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport, Altenrhein, Switzerland (ACH/LSZR) but had diverted to Friedrichshafen due to poor weather at its original destination. All five persons on board (pilot (42) and five passengers) were killed.


LFZ Register Austria
Hamburger Abendblatt 10 February 1992

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
03-Jan-2011 14:19 Anon. Updated [Source]
24-Dec-2016 13:28 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2017 15:11 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
11-Sep-2017 18:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Mar-2018 13:57 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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