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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82776
 
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Date:18-JAN-2003
Time:12:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub
Owner/operator:private
Registration: HB-ORK
MSN: 18-7035
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rosa Blanche, VS -   Switzerland
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Rosa Blanche - offshore
Destination airport:Rosa Blanche - offshore
Investigating agency: BFU Switzerlnd
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
Two Piper PA-18 collided on the glacier. HB-ORN was damaged but later repaired. The crew of HB-ORN was not injured. HB-ORK (built in 1958) was completely destroyed and the crew was seriously injured.

Sources:

http://www.bfu.admin.ch/common/pdf/1924_d.pdf (with accident photos)

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: BFU Switzerlnd
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Nov-2010 05:35 Alpine Flight Added

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