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Last updated: 24 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 19 May 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic C551 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 551 Citation II/SP
Operator:Hurler Flugdienst
Registration: D-IJHM
C/n / msn: 551-0033
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Kassel-Calden Airport (KSF) (   Germany)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Kassel-Calden Airport (KSF/EDVK), Germany
Narrative:
Hit trees on a high ground on approach to runway 22 in fog. A.o. improper IFR operation, failure to initiate a go-around and alcoholic impairment were factors.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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