Date & Time: Oct 15, 1981
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 404 Titan
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Salzburg - Olbia
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The twin engine airplane departed Salzburg Airport on a charter flight to Olbia, carrying two pilots and seven passengers, German and Austrian citizens who were flying to Sardinia to take part to a golf tournament. En route, while cruising in limited visibility, the airplane struck the slope of a mountain located about 5 km north of Ellmau. The wreckage was found near the Gruttenhütte refuge and all nine occupants were killed.
Controlled flight into terrain is suspected.