Accident Socata TB20 Trinidad PH-SMT,
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Date:Wednesday 14 January 2009
Type:Silhouette image of generic TB20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Socata TB20 Trinidad
Owner/operator:Smit Air BV
Registration: PH-SMT
MSN: 2076
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Nordhorn-Lingen Aerodrome, GB, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:EPZG
Destination airport:EDWN Nordhorn-Lingen
Investigating agency: BFU
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed into a forest 1 km from runway while approaching Klausheide airport, the a/c homebase.

The aircraft accident is due to the fact that the aircraft flew too low in the final approach curve at night under poor visual flight conditions and collided with trees.

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

Hamburger Abendblatt 16 January 2009

Revision history:

14-Jan-2009 23:30 harro Added
14-Jan-2009 23:38 harro Updated
15-Jan-2009 03:28 harro Updated
15-Jan-2009 04:09 Dmitriy Updated
15-Jan-2009 06:47 gkhoc Updated
15-Jan-2009 10:42 flightsurgeon Updated
19-Jan-2009 11:57 Airflyer Updated
05-Mar-2018 09:58 TB Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Mar-2018 09:59 TB Updated [Source]
15-Jan-2019 17:32 harro Updated [Departure airport, Source]
15-Jan-2019 17:34 harro Updated [Time, Narrative, Accident report, ]
08-Jun-2022 21:50 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Destination airport]
25-Jun-2022 04:14 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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