Accident Beechcraft D55 Baron D-ILPY,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 134665
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Date:Wednesday 17 January 2001
Time:09:49 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft D55 Baron
Owner/operator:Deutsche Verkehrsfliegerschule (DVH)
Registration: D-ILPY
MSN: TE-746
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1,8 km W of Rendsburg-Schachtholm -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Rendsburg-Schachtholm (EDXR) (ca 10:15 LT)
Destination airport:Hamburg
Investigating agency: BFU
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
On January 17, 2001, at 1010 Universal Coordinated Time (UTC), a Beech 95-D55, registration D-ILPY, operated by Deutsche Verkehrsfliegerschule, Hamburg, was destroyed following impact with terrain. Two persons were on board the airplane, serving as a flightcrew of two pilots, and instructor sustained serious injuries, trainee light injuries. The flightcrew reported that during initial climb following takeoff from Rendsburg-Schachtholm Airport, an engine malfunction occurred, followed by a loss of control of the airplane. The airplane entered a spiral and impacted in a meadow off the departure end of the takeoff runway. The airplane was being operated in daylight under the regulations of the Civil Aviation Authority, Germany.
PROBABLE CAUSE: The magneto switches for both engines were set on the left magnetoes only, which results in reduced engine power. Possibly an engine failure was simulated. Aircraft went below VMCA speed and stalled. DVH chief pilot instructor Peter Sonntag (58) and student (32) seriously injured.


NTSB id 20010507X00893
BFU, Bundesstelle für Flugunfalluntersuchung, Braunschweig
Hamburger Abenblatt 28 June 2001, p16

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

18-Aug-2011 09:59 Uli Elch Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Feb-2018 14:29 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
08-Mar-2018 22:01 TB Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
05-Jun-2023 10:22 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]

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