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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34470
Last updated: 29 October 2020
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Date:06-MAR-2006
Time:18:11
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20K 231
Owner/operator:private
Registration: D-EIOI
C/n / msn: 25-0315
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Nauleis -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Dresden, EDDC
Destination airport:Riesa/Göhlis, EDAU
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Narrative:
Crashed 18 minutes after sunset having encountered a snow storm.
On March 6, 2006, a Mooney M-20K, German registration D-EIOI, was destroyed following a loss of control in flight. The flight originated in Dresden, Germany, with a planned destination of Riesa/Göhlis, Germany.
The accident occurred 1000 m east of Nauleis, Sachsen, Germany. The airplane was being operated under VFR rules when the accident occurred. Information provided by the Government of Germany indicated the weather had deteriorated at the time of the accident.
Having entered a convective front with low clouds, heavy snow and icing conditions, the pilot entered IMC without ground contact, lost control and the aircraft crashed onto a field in a steep dive. The aircraft was destroyed and burnt out, the pilot (sole occupant) was fatally injured.
PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident was caused by entering instrument MET conditions with subsequent loss of control."

Sources:

https://www.bfu-web.de/DE/Home/homepage_node.htmlDE/Publikationen/Untersuchungsberichte/2006/Bericht_06_3X004_M20_Nauleis.pdf?__blob=publicationFile

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Oct-2008 10:52 harro Added
07-Sep-2010 12:44 Heimo Ernst Weiss Updated [Registration, Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport]
19-Aug-2011 13:38 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Mar-2014 16:53 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
29-Sep-2018 19:20 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]

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