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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58490
Last updated: 7 May 2021
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Type:Socata TB20 Trinidad
Owner/operator:Smit Air BV
Registration: PH-SMT
MSN: 2076
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Nordhorn-Lingen (EDWN) -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:EPZG
Destination airport:EDWN (Klausheide)
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Crashed into a forest 1 km from runway while approaching Klausheide airport, the a/c homebase.

The aircraft accident is due to the fact that the aircraft flew too low in the final approach curve at night under poor visual flight conditions and collided with trees.

Hamburger Abendblatt 16 January 2009

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 7 years and 9 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

14-Jan-2009 23:30 harro Added
14-Jan-2009 23:38 harro Updated
15-Jan-2009 03:28 harro Updated
15-Jan-2009 04:09 Dmitriy Updated
15-Jan-2009 06:47 gkhoc Updated
15-Jan-2009 10:42 flightsurgeon Updated
19-Jan-2009 11:57 Airflyer Updated
05-Mar-2018 09:58 TB Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Mar-2018 09:59 TB Updated [Source]
15-Jan-2019 17:32 harro Updated [Departure airport, Source]
15-Jan-2019 17:34 harro Updated [Time, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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