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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82808
Last updated: 15 September 2021
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Time:16:39 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PC21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pilatus PC-21
Owner/operator:Pilatus Aircraft
Registration: HB-HZB
MSN: P02
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Buochs - LSZC -   Switzerland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Buochs - LSZC
Destination airport:Buochs - LSZC
The 2nd Prototype of the PC-21 crashed during an aerobatic training. It touched the ground with the left wing and burst into flames. The pilot was killed and the aircraft completely destroyed. A man on the ground was also injured because he was hit by pieces of the Pilatus.


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


Photo of HB-HZB courtesy

Fairford (EGVA / FFD)
14 July 2004; (c) Tom Gibbons

Revision history:

21-Nov-2010 16:08 Alpine Flight Added

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