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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189853
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Time:c. 17:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II
Owner/operator:Aeroclub Treviso
Registration: D-GLLW
MSN: 34-8070170
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Vetersko -   North Macedonia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:LIPH
Destination airport:LWSK
A German-registered Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II crashed near Vetersko, Macedonia, killing all six on board (Four Italian and two Kosovan).
The aircraft operated on a flight from Treviso, Italy to Pristina, Kosovo with an intermediate stop at Skopje.

Direct reasons
Upon the conducted investigation and analysis of the collected evidence and available documents, the Commission can not determine the direct cause of the accident.
The Commission concluded that for an unknown reason, the aircraft at the stage of the established instrumental approach (ILS RWY 34) enters the flight mode - stooling
From the material evidence, it can be concluded that after entering the coarse flight mode, the aircraft moves uncontrollably along a spiral track and there are indications that in doing so, its structural decomposition into the air in several parts.
This assumption is based on the movement of an aircraft detected by the radar system, as well as from the position of the remains found at the scene of the accident.

Indirect reasons
Based on the analysis of the available information, the Commission considers that the following factors contributed to the accident:
Possible structural damage as a consequence of the August 2010 incident.
The aircraft flew heavier than the maximum allowed.
Possible impact on current complex meteorological conditions at the end of the flight.

Final Report:

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

12 Aug 2010 D-GLLW Aeroclub di Treviso 0 Treviso sub


Revision history:

06-Sep-2016 19:51 pepo Added
06-Sep-2016 19:54 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Sep-2016 20:45 Alpine Flight Updated [Registration, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
06-Sep-2016 21:20 Jordy Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
07-Sep-2016 09:17 Anon. Updated [Operator]
07-Sep-2016 10:03 Anon. Updated [Embed code]
10-Sep-2016 15:53 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
06-May-2019 19:59 TB Updated [Location, Embed code]
16-May-2021 16:05 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Source]
16-May-2021 16:07 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report]

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