Accident Beechcraft 200 King Air HB-GJM, Monday 23 November 2020
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Date:Monday 23 November 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft 200 King Air
Registration: HB-GJM
MSN: BB-255
Year of manufacture:1977
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:Sion Airport (SIR) -   Switzerland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Sion Airport (SIR/LSGS)
Destination airport:Saint Tropez-La Môle Airport (LTT/LFTZ)
Investigating agency: STSB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
HB-GJM had problems lowering the gear during the approach to Saint Tropez-La Môle Airport and diverted back to Sion, Switzerland. The crew could in the meantime lower the main gear, but the nose landing gear stayed in mid-down position. In Sion (LSGS) they performed a successful landing with the nosewheel partly extended.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: STSB
Report number: 
Status: Preliminary report
Download report: Preliminary report




photo (c) Police cantonale valaisanne; Sion Airport (SIR); 23 November 2020

photo (c) Police cantonale valaisanne; Sion Airport (SIR); 23 November 2020

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