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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 197217
Last updated: 29 January 2020
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Time:11:52 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage
Owner/operator:Malibair AG
Registration: HB-PPH
C/n / msn: 46-36045
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Mainau island, Bodensee (BWü) -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH)
Destination airport:Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport (HAM/EDDH)
The aircraft disapeard from Skyguide radar during IFR flight. Some Witnesses saw the plane making unusual manoeuvring.
The plane crashed in Konstanz Lake, 200 meters north-east from Mainau island, then sank by 60 meters deep.
The swiss pilot (74) and the passenger died.

23 jan 2018 - BFU intermediate report released.
-The Swiss company Swiss Radar, which had coordinated the airspace, had called the pilot because the aircraft had slowed down in the air. The 74-year-old replied after three seconds the words "We have an emergency ..." . Further calls were left unanswered.
-The autopsy of the pilot showed no evidence of illness, said in the interim report of the BFU.
-A witness's video showed the plane crash vertically out of the clouds and break off both wings before the machine hit the water surface.



HB-PPH at ZRH 27 April 2012; (c) H.Ranter/ASN

Revision history:

08-Aug-2017 12:16 aeronaut Added
08-Aug-2017 12:41 Iceman 29 Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
08-Aug-2017 12:57 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Photo, ]
08-Aug-2017 13:40 edgarjung Updated [Registration, Source]
08-Aug-2017 13:54 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Source, Damage, Photo, ]
08-Aug-2017 14:08 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
08-Aug-2017 17:43 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities]
08-Aug-2017 21:28 Iceman 29 Updated [Other fatalities, Damage, Narrative]
09-Aug-2017 09:57 harro Updated [Photo, ]
09-Aug-2017 09:57 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
09-Aug-2017 12:21 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
24-Jan-2018 20:43 Iceman 29 Updated [Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
28-Oct-2019 21:00 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code]

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