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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240288
Last updated: 28 August 2020
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Date:19-AUG-2020
Time:14:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P149 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Focke-Wulf FWP-149D
Owner/operator:Piaggio-Club
Registration: HB-KIU
C/n / msn: 175
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:St. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport (ACH/LSZR), SG -   Switzerland
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport (ACH/LSZR)
Destination airport:St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport (ACH/LSZR)
Investigating agency: STSB Switzerland
Narrative:
During the take-off run the retractable landing gear buckled. As a result, the pilot lost control of the aircraft, which slipped over the right-hand runway boundary and came to a halt in the adjacent grass land.

Sources:

https://www.lematin.ch/story/un-avion-historique-rate-son-decollage-et-finit-dans-un-pre-558941741949
https://www.tdg.ch/un-avion-historique-rate-son-decollage-et-finit-dans-un-pre-558941741949
https://www.sust.admin.ch/inhalte/AV-berichte/HB-KIU.pdf


Images:

Photo of HB-KIU courtesy AirHistory.net


Sankt Gallen - Altenrhein (LSZR / ACH)
27 June 2020; (c) Joop de Groot

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Aug-2020 06:43 gerard57 Added
20-Aug-2020 11:19 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Aug-2020 07:52 harro Updated [Time, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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