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Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Date:Wednesday 24 July 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic CD2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier CD-01A Seastar
Operator:Dornier Luftfahrt GmbH
Registration: D-ICDS
MSN: 001
First flight: 1984-08-17 (11 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bodensee (   Germany)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Dornier Seastar amphibian plane prototype was written off in a wheels down accident when it tried to land on the water of Lake Constance (Bodensee). It flipped over but did not sink.
The prototype was used to conduct a test flight after it had been equipped with a new water rudder.

Sources:
» Flight International 10 Aug 1985


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