Accident Diamond DA42 Twin Star HB-LUL, Saturday 16 July 2011
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Date:Saturday 16 July 2011
Time:15:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DA42 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Diamond DA42 Twin Star
Owner/operator:Bonsai Helikopter AG
Registration: HB-LUL
MSN: 42.378
Year of manufacture:2008
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Oberhallau, SH -   Switzerland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport -LSZR
Destination airport:St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport - LSZR
Investigating agency: STSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Crashed into a house in Oberhallau, SH, and caught fire. The pilot, who died, was the son of the house owner. His mother was inside the house but escaped unhurt.
A suicide note was found in the house of the pilot. It was concluded that he deliberately crashed his aircraft into the house.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: STSB
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 7 years and 7 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

17-Jul-2011 11:14 Steinmann Added
17-Jul-2011 11:16 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
17-Jul-2011 17:30 RobertMB Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Jul-2011 01:06 RobertMB Updated [Time, Cn, Source, Narrative]
01-Mar-2019 20:49 harro Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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