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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Date:Monday 26 July 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Supervan
Operator:Skydive Binz
Registration: D-FLEC
MSN: 20800388
First flight: 2005
Engines: 1 Honeywell TPE331
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:S off Norderney Airfield (NRD) (   Germany)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Borkum Airfield (BMK/EDWR), Germany
Destination airport:Norderney Airfield (NRD/EDWY), Germany
A Cessna 208 Supervan skydiving plane, D-FLEC, was destroyed when it impacted the waters of the Wadden Sea near Norderney island, Germany. The sole pilot onboard was fatally injured.
The Caravan took off from Borkum Airfield and dropped parachutists over the Norderney island at 14000 feet. The aircraft did not reach its intended destination Norderney Airport and crashed into the sea.



photo of Cessna-208-Supervan-D-FLEC
photo of Cessna-208-Supervan-D-FLEC
accident date: 26-07-2021
type: Cessna 208 Supervan
registration: D-FLEC
photo of Cessna-208-Caravan-I-N68FE
accident date: 26-07-2021
type: Cessna 208 Caravan I
registration: N68FE

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Borkum Airfield to Norderney Airfield as the crow flies is 36 km (23 miles).

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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