Date & Time: Sep 19, 2006 at 1328 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 303 Crusader
Operator:
Registration:
D-IAFC
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Braunschweig-Oxford
MSN:
303-00244
YOM:
1983
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
24000
Captain / Total hours on type:
6000
Circumstances:

The pilot, sole on board, was performing a cargo flight from Braunschweig to Oxford. Over The Channel, both engines quit and the pilot elected to make an emergency landing in sea. The pilot was seriously injured while the aircraft sank and was destroyed. According to AAIB, the accident was caused by fuel exhaustion.