Date & Time: Jul 2, 2006 at 1038 LT
Operator:
Registration:
D-FVIP
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Hambourg-Hambourg
MSN:
1512
YOM:
1962
Country:
Germany
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
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.