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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247956
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:18-FEB-2021
Time:11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II
Owner/operator:Akzenta Suisse SA
Registration: T7-RAR
MSN: 34-7870415
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Lake Constance (Bodensee) -   Switzerland
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Locarno Airport (ZJI/LSZL)
Destination airport:St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport (ACH/LSZR)
Investigating agency: STSB Switzerland
Narrative:
During an instrument approach to runway 10 of the St. Gallen-Altenrhein airfield, the aircraft descended too steeply in foggy weather conditions and impacted Lake Constance.
The pilot survived the crash and has been admitted to a hospital. The wreckage of the plane in the lake has been lifted from 84 m depth and recovered on May 12th 2021.

ex HB-LOG, OE-FSS, N39677

Sources:

https://www.tagblatt.ch/ostschweiz/ostschweiz-flugzeug-ueber-dem-bodensee-vermisst-polizei-mit-grossaufgebot-vor-ort-ld.2103842
https://skynews.ch/allgemein/seneca-im-anflug-auf-altenrhein-in-see-gestuerzt/
https://www.blick.ch/schweiz/ostschweiz/suchaktion-im-gang-flugzeug-bei-landeanflug-in-altenrhein-verschwunden-id16355528.html
https://vorarlberg.orf.at/stories/3103512/ Abgestürztes Flugzeug erfolgreich geborgen orf.at, 12. Mai 2021
https://vorarlberg.orf.at/stories/3103512/
https://www.vol.at/flugzeug-in-altenrhein-vermisst/6900938
https://www.20min.ch/story/kleinflugzeug-vermisst-grosseinsatz-laeuft-590868309605

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/5/91330_1560445924.jpg (photo)

https://www.facebook.com/TrimiximBodensee/posts/4327863887228497

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

2 Mar 2006 HB-LOG Akzenta Suisse SA 0 Locarno, TI non


Images:

Photo of T7-RAR courtesy AirHistory.net


Locarno (LSZL / LSMO)
12 March 2014; (c) Joop de Groot

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Feb-2021 11:53 gerard57 Added
18-Feb-2021 12:27 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
18-Feb-2021 14:40 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
18-Feb-2021 15:51 MarcPHH Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Departure airport, Source]
18-Feb-2021 15:58 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn]
18-Feb-2021 16:02 harro Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]
18-Feb-2021 18:18 lspm Updated [Departure airport]
19-Feb-2021 05:34 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
02-Mar-2021 18:27 harro Updated [Narrative]
11-Apr-2021 18:44 Anon. Updated [Source]
12-May-2021 19:15 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-May-2021 09:11 Uli Elch Updated [Source, Narrative]

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