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Date:30-APR-2012
Time:16:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic E300 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Extra EA-300L
Owner/operator:LEKI Aerobatic Team
Registration: D-EWKL
MSN: 064
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Hahnweide Airfield - EDST, Kircheim unter Teck -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:EDST
Destination airport:EDST
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Narrative:
An Extra 300L reportedly suffered engine problems after takeoff from Hahnweide Airfield - EDST, Kirchheim unter Teck.
Attempting to return to the airport failed and the aircraft crashed into a wooded area, about 500m from the airport, caught fire, and burned out.

The co-pilot was killed and the pilot tried to rescue him, but sustaind serious injuries and was airlifted to hospital.

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.ispo-newsblog.com/2012/04/30/lekis-boss-meets-death-in-his-own-airplane/]
https://www.bild.de/news/inland/flugzeugabsturz/skistock-koenig-klaus-lenhart-stirbt-bei-flugtragoedie-23925968.bild.html
https://www.focus.de/panorama/welt/sportartikelhersteller-mit-kunstflugzeug-abgestuerzt-leki-chef-lenhart-stirbt-bei-flugzeugabsturz_aid_745484.html
https://www.teckbote.de/datenschutz_artikel,-lekichef-klaus-lenhart-stirbt-bei-flugzeugabsturz-_arid,72776.html
http://krohmies.de/2012/04/30/in-memoriam-klaus-lenhart/

http://www.airliners.net/photos/airliners/2/2/6/1985622.jpg (photo)

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

4 Sep 2011 D-EWKL LEKI Aerobatic Team 0 Kirchheim/Teck sub


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Apr-2012 13:48 copi Added
30-Apr-2012 13:52 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
30-Apr-2012 14:14 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Source, Damage]
30-Apr-2012 14:15 Alpine Flight Updated [Operator]
30-Apr-2012 16:33 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Apr-2012 16:36 RobertMB Updated [Location, Narrative]
16-Feb-2013 14:27 Alpine Flight Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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