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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 77955
Last updated: 26 September 2021
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Time:18:27 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robin DR.400-180R Remorqueur
Owner/operator:Segelfluggruppe Bern
Registration: HB-KOC
MSN: 2562
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hühnerhubel, near Bern -   Switzerland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Banner and glider towing
Departure airport:Bern-Belp - LSZB
Destination airport:Bern-Belp - LSZB
During an aerotow with an ASK-21 the pilot noticed, that something is wrong with the engine. He told the ASK-21 to release. The pilot decided to make an emergency landing in a field near the airfield Bern-Belp. During this landing, the aircraft flipped over and burned. The pilot was killed and the aircraft completely destroyed.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

26-Sep-2010 14:30 Alpine Flight Added
23-Oct-2010 13:03 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type]
24-Oct-2010 13:17 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type]

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