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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36511
Last updated: 10 July 2020
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Date:03-DEC-2000
Time:18:41
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20M Bravo
Owner/operator:Aircraft Guaranty Title LLC Trustee
Registration: N2183N
C/n / msn: 27-0278
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Leithagebirge, near Purbach -   Austria
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:LGAL
Destination airport:LOWW
Narrative:
Crashed into terrain in the vicinity of Grunwald, Austria, while conducting an instrument approach to Vienna, Austria's Schwechat Airport. Meteorological conditions were reported as deteriorating, and an instrument flight plan was filed. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot (45) and a female passenger (35), both German citizens, received fatal injuries. The flight originated from Alexandroupolis, Greece, about 2 hours 30 minutes before the accident.

According to initial reports from the Air Accident Investigation Branch, Republic of Austria, the aircraft was 9 NM from the threshold to Runway 34 when controlled flight into hilly, wooded terrain occurred at coordinates N47 degrees 57 minutes by E16 degrees 39 minutes at 1,300 feet msl.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001212X22352
http://versa.bmvit.gv.at/uploads/media/20001203_Mooney_M20M_85013_02.pdf
Hamburger Abendblatt 5 December 2000


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
23-Jul-2009 22:44 RobertMB Updated
16-Oct-2009 10:02 FLYING BROTHER NO.1 Updated
28-Sep-2013 21:03 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
03-Mar-2018 16:51 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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