Accident Cirrus SR20 D-ESFB, Thursday 2 November 2023
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Date:Thursday 2 November 2023
Time:c. 15:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SR20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cirrus SR20
Registration: D-ESFB
MSN: 1087
Year of manufacture:2000
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near St Andrä im Lungau, Tamsweg, Salzburg -   Austria
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Zagreb-Pleso Airport (ZAG/LDZA)
Destination airport:Salzburg-W. A. Mozart Airport (SZG/LOWS)
The Cirrus SR20 crashed in woodland, by motorway B95, near St Andrä im Lungau, Austria.
The four occupants perished in the accident.

Weather with rain and strong southerly winds (Föhn) may have been a factor in the accident. The aircraft was recently sold to a new owner. The ballistic parachute was not deployed.

Eyewitness accounts on the news sites report the aircraft "going nearly vertical" shortly before crash and having trouble navigating in thick cloud cover.

Sources: (photo)



Revision history:

02-Nov-2023 15:39 gerard57 Added
02-Nov-2023 15:58 RobertMB Updated
03-Nov-2023 10:26 RobertMB Updated
03-Nov-2023 20:26 Anon. Updated
04-Nov-2023 14:59 Aerossurance Updated
05-Nov-2023 20:37 Anon. Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
17-Nov-2023 11:37 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]
29-Nov-2023 20:08 Anon. Updated [Destination airport]

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