Accident AutoGyro Europe MT-03 Eagle D-MRMB, Monday 9 October 2023
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Date:Monday 9 October 2023
Time:c. 15:10
Type:AutoGyro Europe MT-03 Eagle
Registration: D-MRMB
MSN: M 01259
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Laacher See, Rhineland-Palatinate -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Mainz/Finthen Airfield (EDFZ)
Destination airport:Mainz/Finthen Airfield (EDFZ)
Investigating agency: BFU
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
An AutoGyro Europe MT-03 Eagle crashed in the Laacher See, Rhineland-Palatinate, after takeoff from Mainz/Finthen Airfield (EDFZ) after a steady descent into the water.
The pilot died in the crash and the passenger survived and the gyrocopter was written off.
The rescued Passenger (33y old female Tourist from US) had chartered the Gyro /w Pilot for a Sightseeing-Tour over Volcanic Eifel-Area.

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Revision history:

09-Oct-2023 16:29 DSC Added
09-Oct-2023 16:31 harro Updated
09-Oct-2023 17:51 Anon. Updated
10-Oct-2023 13:29 gerard57 Updated
12-Oct-2023 09:00 Anon. Updated
12-Oct-2023 09:01 harro Updated
14-Oct-2023 10:11 RobertMB Updated
15-Oct-2023 10:09 Anon. Updated
01-Feb-2024 18:25 harro Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Narrative]

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