Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary CEN18WA154

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Factual Information

On April 29, 2018, about 0819 hours universal coordinated time, an amateur-built Vari-Eze airplane, Swiss registration HB-YCM, impacted terrain shortly after takeoff from the Innsbruck Airport (LOWI), Innsbruck, Austria. The pilot and passenger were fatally injured. The airplane was destroyed. The flight departed from LOWI shortly before the accident, with an intended destination of Portorož Airport (LJPZ), Portorož, Slovenia.The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board (STSB). This report is for informational purposes and contains information released by or obtained from the government of Switzerland. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from: Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board (STSB) Aviation Divison Aéropôle 1 CH-1530 Payerne Switzerland Telephone: +41 58 466 33 00 Facsimile: +41 58 466 33 01 E-mail: info-av@sust.admin.ch Website: www.stsb.admin.ch


Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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