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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25480
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:16-DEC-1985
Time:19:04 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P68 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Partenavia P.68C-TC
Owner/operator:Rieker Air Service
Registration: D-GEML
MSN: 257-15 TC
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Meyrin, 2 km from Geneva Airport -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Genf - LSGG
Destination airport:Stuttgart - EDDS
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after takeoff after striking a building near Meyrin. All three occupants were killed and 51 (!) cars in the city were hit by pieces of the aircraft and destroyed or heavily damaged. Pilot Sandro Papp (24, Papp Electronic).

Sources:

http://www.bfu.admin.ch/common/pdf/1227d.pdf
Hamburger Abendblatt 17 December 1985

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
19-May-2010 01:06 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Location, Narrative]
27-Nov-2010 03:47 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Feb-2018 00:31 TB Updated [Location, Source]
23-Feb-2018 00:33 TB Updated [Narrative]

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