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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214039
Last updated: 16 April 2019
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Time:10:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic TOBA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Socata TB-10 Tobago
Owner/operator:Motorfluggruppe Pilatus
Registration: HB-EZW
C/n / msn: 351
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hergiswil, Nidwalden -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Kägiswil OW aerodrome
Destination airport:
The aircraft crashed into a tree covered mountain in Hergiswil and burst info flames. All occupants a family of four, 2 adults and 2 children, were killed.

This plane was a machine of the Pilatus aircraft group, which was controlled almost exclusively by employees of the Pilatus aircraft factory.

The deceased pilot was the chiefpilot of the Pilatus Aircraft Ltd., the other three victims are his wife and children. Pilatus CEO Oscar Schwenk statet his condolences and that this accident will have an impact on the further testing in the PC-24 program, as the chiefpilot was strongly involved in it.


Revision history:

04-Aug-2018 09:56 gerard57 Added
04-Aug-2018 10:06 gerard57 Updated [Time]
04-Aug-2018 12:43 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
04-Aug-2018 12:45 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
04-Aug-2018 14:19 Geno Updated [Source]
04-Aug-2018 18:44 Captain Adam Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
05-Aug-2018 11:57 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
05-Aug-2018 12:32 Iceman 29 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
25-Aug-2018 10:09 Anon. Updated [Source]
12-Sep-2018 08:06 Medevac Updated [Source, Narrative]

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