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Crash of a Piper PA-31T-620 Cheyenne II in Cascais: 5 killed

Accident description

  • Apr 17, 2017 at 1213 LT
  • HB-LTI
  • Takeoff (climb)
  • Private
  • No
  • City
  • Cascais – Marseille
  • 31-8020091
  • 1980
  • Cascais, Estremadura - Lisbon District
  • Portugal
  • Europe
  • 1
  • 1
  • 3
  • 3
  • 1
  • 5
  • Shortly after takeoff from runway 17 at Cascais-Tires Airport, while climbing, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames on a Lidl parking lot located southeast of the airfield. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and all four occupants were killed. The driver of a truck hit by the plane was also killed. Three other people were slightly injured. An adjacent house was destroyed by fire.