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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210126
Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Time:c. 10:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic VEZE model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rutan VariEze
Registration: HB-YCM
MSN: 2202V
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Innsbruck-Kranebitten Airport (INN/LOWI) -   Austria
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Innsbruck-Kranebitten Airport (INN/LOWI)
Destination airport:Portorož (LJPZ)
The plane, which took off from Switzerland on Sunday morning, had to land at Innsbruck airport to refuel. The aircraft was observed in a steep climb after takeoff from runway 08. It impacted the ground south of the airport.
The two Swiss occupants, 54 and 59, died.
(47.2545941,11.3435239) crash site coordinates

Kronen Zeitung (Pictures)


Foto was taken at the crash site, app. 2 hours after the accident

Revision history:

29-Apr-2018 12:37 Captain 767 Added
29-Apr-2018 13:03 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Narrative]
29-Apr-2018 13:05 harro Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
29-Apr-2018 14:19 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
29-Apr-2018 14:20 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Source]
29-Apr-2018 14:21 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
29-Apr-2018 14:23 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
29-Apr-2018 14:27 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Embed code, Narrative]
29-Apr-2018 14:31 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
29-Apr-2018 14:32 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
29-Apr-2018 14:33 copi Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
29-Apr-2018 14:38 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Narrative]
29-Apr-2018 14:40 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
29-Apr-2018 14:41 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
29-Apr-2018 15:17 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
29-Apr-2018 15:53 Aeronaut Updated [Registration, Source]
29-Apr-2018 15:53 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
29-Apr-2018 16:01 toptag Updated [Photo, ]
29-Apr-2018 16:18 toptag Updated [Narrative]
29-Apr-2018 16:26 Aerossurance Updated [Time]
01-May-2018 06:30 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
09-May-2018 17:41 harro Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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