Accident Robin DR.400/140B (DR.401/155 CDi) HB-KLR,
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Date:Saturday 7 October 2023
Time:c. 15:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Robin DR.400/140B (DR.401/155 CDi)
Owner/operator:Motorfluggruppe Thurgau
Registration: HB-KLR
MSN: 2787
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Samedan Airport (SMV/LSZS), St. Moritz -   Switzerland
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:St. Moritz-Samedan Airport (SMV/LSZS)
Destination airport:Lommis Airfield (LSZT)
Investigating agency: STSB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Robin DR.400/140B (DR.401/155 CDi) attained a steep nose-up attitude during takeoff from Samedan Airport (SMV/LSZS), St. Moritz, and fel down hard at the end of the runway.
The four occupants were not injured and the aircraft received substantial damage.

The brand new aircraft was delivered one day earlier from the factory to Motorfluggruppe Thurgau.

Note: DR.401/155 CDi is a marketing name. Official registered as DR.400/140B as it has no own EASA-ICAO type designation.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: STSB
Report number: 
Status: Preliminary report
Download report: Preliminary report

Sources: (photo)


Revision history:

08-Oct-2023 16:30 gerard57 Added
08-Oct-2023 16:58 harro Updated
09-Oct-2023 06:10 RobertMB Updated
07-Nov-2023 11:55 Anon. Updated [Narrative, Accident report]

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