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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238645
Last updated: 26 August 2020
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Date:25-JUL-2020
Time:c. 12:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172R Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Fluggruppe Reichenbach
Registration: HB-TLF
C/n / msn: 17281391
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Blatten,VS -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Reichenbach Airfield (LSGR)
Destination airport:Reichenbach Airfield (LSGR)
Investigating agency: STSB Switzerland
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed into the Gletscherspitze mountain area near Blatten, Vallais, Switzerland.
The airplane was destroyed by the post crash fire and the four people onboard were fatally injured.

Sources:

https://www.polizei-schweiz.ch/loetschental-blatten-vs-vier-todesopfer-bei-absturz-eines-kleinflugzeugs/
https://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/kleinflugzeug-stuerzt-im-wallis-ab-491332151031
https://t.co/Cvx0ig20r7?amp=1
https://twitter.com/radiorottu/status/1286988763164540928/photo/1

https://cdn.planespotters.net/18367/hb-tlf-fluggruppe-reichenbach-cessna-172r-skyhawk_PlanespottersNet_787013_6ab12a28b0_o.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jul-2020 18:52 hew Added
25-Jul-2020 19:02 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Embed code, Narrative]
25-Jul-2020 19:07 Anon. Updated [Registration, Source]
25-Jul-2020 19:08 harro Updated [Cn, Operator, Embed code]
25-Jul-2020 19:09 harro Updated [Date, Embed code]
25-Jul-2020 21:47 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
26-Jul-2020 09:37 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]

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