Date & Time: Jul 2, 2006 at 1038 LT
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver
Charter (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The aircraft, owned by the German operator Himmelsschreiber Azur GmbH, was planned to make a sighseeing tour over Hamburg. Less than 2 minutes after takeoff, the engine lost power, the aircraft stalled and hit a wagon before crashing into flames on a railway road. Four passengers were killed instantly while the pilot and a child were seriously injured. The aircraft burnt and was destroyed. The pilot, who was burnt 80%, died the day later.