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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41393
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:20-OCT-2000
Time:07:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C303 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna T303 Crusader
Owner/operator:Paul Gessner
Registration: N9645C
MSN: T30300197
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Dossenheim, near (BWü) -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Regensburg
Destination airport:Mannheim
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Narrative:
For unknown reasons the pilot cancelled his IFR flightplan and continued VFR during an attempted ILS approach in IMC. Aircraft hit mountain east of airfield in controlled flight. Pilot (52) died 2 weeks later.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001220X45464
BFU, Bundesstelle für Flugunfalluntersuchung, Braunschweig
Hamburger Abendblatt 21 October 2000

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
18-Aug-2011 06:17 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Location]
18-Aug-2011 09:59 Uli Elch Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
26-Feb-2018 14:10 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
26-Feb-2018 14:11 TB Updated [Location, Narrative]
25-Jan-2020 21:13 Uli Elch Updated [Other fatalities, Location]

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