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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 135072
Last updated: 21 September 2021
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Time:15:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P46T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian
Owner/operator:Effektiver Reisen Flugzeugvermietung Gmbh
Registration: OE-KDM
MSN: 46-97111
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tartu Airport - EETU -   Estonia
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:EETU
Destination airport:EDDC
On November 24th at 15:051 an accident occurred near Tartu/‹lenurme airport. Austrian registered Piper Meridian PA-46-500TP, operated by Effektiver Reisen Flugzeugvrrmitungs GmbH took off for a private flight to Dresden and collided 23sec later with the wooden terrain 700m from the end of the runway. Two passengers and a pilot were seriously injured, the aircraft was completely destroyed.

The investigation determined as a cause of the accident
1. Pilotís inability to maintain necessary altitude and terrain clearance due to the spatial disorientation type 1 (unrecognized).
2. Dark terrain, the absence of visual horizon and ambient light, the long duty time of the pilot and unfamiliarity with the airport can be considered as contributing factors to the accident.

LFZ-Register Austria

Revision history:

10-Oct-2011 05:16 Anon. Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]
20-Dec-2016 22:03 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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