Date & Time: Apr 17, 2017 at 1213 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-31 Cheyenne
Operator:
Registration:
HB-LTI
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Site:
City
Schedule:
Cascais – Marseille
MSN:
31-8020091
YOM:
1980
Country:
Portugal
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
3
Other fatalities:
1
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
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.