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Crash of a Cessna 421B Golden Eagle II near Stráž pod Ralskem: 2 killed

Date & Time: Sep 26, 2017 at 0740 LT
Operator:
Registration:
OK-TKF
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
421B-0931
YOM:
1975
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
While completing a regional flight from Příbram Airport, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames in a wooded area located near Stráž pod Ralskem. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire and both occupants were killed. Development will follow.

Crash of an Antonov AN-30B in Čáslav Air Base

Date & Time: May 23, 2012 at 1150 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
04 black
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Čáslav - Čáslav
MSN:
0704
YOM:
1975
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
19
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Aircraft was engaged in a training exercise with 14 Russian soldiers and 9 Czech soldiers on board. On landing, nose gear collapsed and aircraft skidded on runway, overrun, broke in two and came to rest in flames in a field. Seven occupants were injured, among them two seriously. The aircraft was partially destroyed by fire.
Probable cause:
Wrong approach configuration. Crew came in too fast, touched down hard on the nose gear at a speed of 260 km/h and bounced twice, touching down with 1.6 to 3.3 g. The nose gear collapsed and the aircraft overran the runway.