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Status: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Date:Wednesday 30 March 2022
Time:12:23
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Operating for:Skydive Costa d'Argento
Registration: D-FLIC
MSN: 20800274
First flight: 1998
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Säntis Mountain (   Switzerland)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Siegen-Siegerland Airport (SGE/EDGS), Germany
Destination airport:Arezzo (LIQB), Italy
Narrative:
A Cessna 208 Caravan I, D-FLIC, was destroyed when it impacted the side of a mountain. The pilot suffered fatal injuries.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: STSB Switzerland
Status: Investigation ongoing
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Sources:
» www.tagblatt.ch
» flightaware.com


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Distance from Siegen-Siegerland Airport to Arezzo as the crow flies is 849 km (530 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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Cessna 208

  • 2800+ built
  • 266th loss
  • 140th fatal accident
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