Accident Cessna 404 Titan OE-FCT, Thursday 15 October 1981
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Date:Thursday 15 October 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic C404 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 404 Titan
Owner/operator:ÖFAG Flugdienst GmbH
Registration: OE-FCT
MSN: 404-0680
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Ellmau -   Austria
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Salzburg (LOWS)
Destination airport:Olbia (OLB/LIEO), Sardinia
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed into mountain near Grottenhütte/Wilder Kaiser after 33 minutes in flight. Two crew and seven passengers.


Hamburger Abendblatt 16+17 October 1981, p1
BFU DX005-81


  • 37th worst accident in 1981
  • 9th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
01-Jan-2011 16:39 TB Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Country, Narrative]
29-Apr-2011 15:51 TB Updated [Time, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Sep-2013 12:50 Alpine Flight Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
08-Feb-2018 17:50 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Mar-2018 20:07 TB Updated [Source]
31-Jan-2019 21:50 TB Updated [Source]

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