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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170093
Last updated: 9 September 2019
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Date:27-JUL-1959
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft F35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:H.G. Haak
Registration: D-EEGK
C/n / msn: D-4299
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gran Combin, Aosta -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Egelsbach Airport (EDFE)
Destination airport:Nice, France
Narrative:
Crashed on Testa di Balme at a height of 2,740 metres in bad weather. Owner/pilot Helmut Gustav Haak (43) was en-route from Egelsbach to Nice where he intended to buy a yacht in Cannes. The wreckage was found by hunters on 30 August 1959, afternoon. Passengers Ludwig Illinger (38) and Bernhard Schwengler.

Sources:

La Stampa 28 July 1959, p8...2 September 1959, p7
Passauer Neue Presse 1 September 1959, p1
http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/d-4000_to_d-4999.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Sep-2014 20:43 TB Added
24-Sep-2014 09:25 TB Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
04-Oct-2014 21:05 TB Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
13-Oct-2014 15:11 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
03-Dec-2016 23:37 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Dec-2016 23:37 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]
12-Nov-2017 18:17 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2017 18:39 TB Updated [Source]
25-Nov-2018 19:16 TB Updated [Source]

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