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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64002
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Time:15:05 ME UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 170
Registration: HB-CAP
MSN: 18760
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gotthard Pass -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Locarno/LSZL
Destination airport:Basle/LFSB
Forced landing on pass road after encountering bad weather with fog. Caught fire.

It was cloudy in the region, after the accident the vally was filled with clouds. A/c crashed into the wall below the street. Occupants were rescued by passing motorists. A/c destroyed by fire. Pilot died same day in hospital, one passenger died tree days later in hospital, second passenger left hospital after some weeks.


Hamburger Abendblatt 6 September 1954
Accident-report by Federal Commisson of Aircraft Accident Investigation, published in AeroRevue pp 236-238-5/33/1958

Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
19-Dec-2013 09:40 TB Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
22-Dec-2013 14:49 sparrow9 Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Oct-2014 15:37 TB Updated [Location]
22-Feb-2018 13:28 TB Updated [Destination airport, Source]

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