Accident Cirrus SR22TS D-EPDK, 24 Feb 2009
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Time:16:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SR22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cirrus SR22TS
Registration: D-EPDK
MSN: 1350
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Helserdeich near Friedrichskoog -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Kiel-Holtenau (EDHK)
Destination airport:Kiel-Holtenau (EDHK)
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed in IMC weather. Nearest airport reported clouds OVC 400 ft at the time of the accident.

The accident is due to the fact that
- the aircraft entered marginal weather conditions during a VFR flight, and
- the pilot very probably lost control of the aircraft due to spatial disorientation.
The fact that the rescue system was not used probably contributed to the fatal injuries of the occupants.

Hamburger Abendblatt 25 February 2009, p21

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 11 years
Download report: Final report


Graphic: BFU / FSU, Google Earth

Revision history:

24-Feb-2009 10:34 mark Added
24-Feb-2009 11:17 slowkid Updated
24-Feb-2009 22:47 slowkid Updated
10-Feb-2018 17:39 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Feb-2018 17:41 TB Updated [Source]
27-Feb-2020 20:35 harro Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Photo, Accident report, ]

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