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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 265655
Last updated: 3 August 2021
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Date:18-JUL-2021
Time:c. 16:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20J 205 MSE
Owner/operator:private
Registration: D-EMPE
MSN: 24-3186
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Gloggentürmli, Gotthard Massif -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Donaueschingen-Villingen Airport (ZQL/EDTD)
Destination airport:Locarno Airport (ZJI/LSZL)
Investigating agency: STSB Switzerland
Narrative:
A German registered Mooney M20J 205 MSE crashed in the Gloggentürmli area, Gotthard Massif, at an elevation of 2.700 meters. The pilot Björn Nolting (60) died in the crash.

Sources:

https://www.swissinfo.ch/fre/un-petit-avion-s-%C3%A9crase-dans-la-r%C3%A9gion-du-gothard--un-mort/46799358
https://gossau24.ch/articles/77804-kleinflugzeug-am-gotthard-abgestuerzt
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DEMPE/history/20210718/1343Z
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/d-empe

https://www.sust.admin.ch/inhalte/AV-berichte/D-EMPE.pdf (investigation opened)
STSB
https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/5/36701_1494781702.jpg (photo)

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

13 Oct 2019 D-EMPE Private 0 Dahlemer Binz (EDKV) (NRW) min


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jul-2021 15:45 gerard57 Added
19-Jul-2021 16:14 RobertMB Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative]
22-Jul-2021 14:07 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
22-Jul-2021 17:16 Anon. Updated [Destination airport]
23-Jul-2021 00:58 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jul-2021 14:06 TB Updated [Operator, Narrative]
29-Jul-2021 16:51 harro Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source]
03-Aug-2021 07:28 SwissPilot Updated [Source]

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