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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 80714
Last updated: 27 April 2021
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Date:27-APR-2000
Time:10:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee
Owner/operator:private
Registration: HB-OQP
MSN: 28-7405119
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bagnes, VS -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Bern - LSZB
Destination airport:Calvi - LFKC
Narrative:
The pilot decided to fly from Bern - LSZB to Calvi - LFKC düring a south föhn. The south föhn is very dangerous in the alpes. The pilot came into heavy turbolences and downdrafts and crashed afterwards into a snow field injuring 3 occupants substantial and one minor. The aircraft was completely destroyed.

Sources:

http://www.bfu.admin.ch/common/pdf/1770.pdf

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Nov-2010 13:23 Alpine Flight Added
07-May-2018 06:10 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Cn]

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