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Last updated: 3 December 2021
Datum:donderdag 14 februari 2002
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 300LW Super King Air
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Kronospan GmbH
Registratie: D-ICBC
Constructienummer: FA-227
Bouwjaar: 1993
Aantal vlieguren:4141
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-60A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Sarsura Glacier, near Zernez (   Zwitserland)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Poznan-Lawica Airport (POZ/EPPO), Polen
Vliegveld van aankomst:St. Moritz-Samedan Airport (SMV/LSZS), Zwitserland
Crashed into the Sarsura Glacier at an altitude of 9640 feet, while on approach to runway 21 at St. Moritz-Samedan, Switzerland (SMV). Both occupants were killed and the aircraft completely destroyed.

Probable Cause:

The accident was due to the fact that the crew of the aircraft D-ICBC lost spatial orientation during the approach under visual flight rules at the airport of Samedan in critical weather conditions and using an unsuitable flight tactics causing the plane to collide with the terrain.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Switzerlnd
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 11 months
Accident number: No. 1874
Download report: Final report



photo of Beechcraft-300LW-Super-King-Air-D-ICBC
accident date: 14-02-2002
type: Beechcraft 300LW Super King Air
registration: D-ICBC

Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Poznan-Lawica Airport en St. Moritz-Samedan Airport bedraagt 818 km (511 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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