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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 265564
Last updated: 24 January 2022
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Time:c. 09:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28RT-201T Turbo Arrow IV
Registration: D-EKFB
MSN: 28R-8131062
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:NW of Steinenbronn, Baden-Württemberg -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport (STR/EDDS)
Destination airport:Magdeburg Airport (ZMG/EDBM)
The aircraft crashed shortly after take off (09:40) from runway 25 at Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport (STR/EDDS) into a heavily forested area NW of Steinenbronn. Shortly after take-off, the pilot reported again to the control centre in Langen. The pilot allegedly did not make a distress call.
The 62-year pilot, the 73-year co-pilot and the 63-year passenger (the wife of the co-pilot) were killed.
The co-pilot was an experienced aviator and worked as a flight instructor.

Weather reported about the accident time (0745Z):
EDDS 170750Z 33004KT 290V010 9000 FEW005 BKN007 17/15 Q1023 NOSIG
EDDS 170720Z 32006KT 290V360 7000 SCT005 OVC007 17/15 Q1023 NOSIG

Local Press/FBO (photo)


Revision history:

17-Jul-2021 12:50 Anon Added
17-Jul-2021 13:02 harro Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
17-Jul-2021 13:05 harro Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]
17-Jul-2021 14:51 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
17-Jul-2021 15:59 EDDS_Flyer Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
17-Jul-2021 16:00 HdG Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jul-2021 16:00 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
17-Jul-2021 19:45 Iceman 29 Updated [Category]
17-Jul-2021 19:53 Iceman 29 Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
18-Jul-2021 01:06 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
20-Jul-2021 18:23 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]

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