Date & Time: Feb 15, 2006 at 1945 LT
Type of aircraft:
Dassault Falcon 20
Operator:
Registration:
F-OVJR
Flight Type:
Executive
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Moscou-Luton
MSN:
180
YOM:
1969
Country:
Germany
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

En route over Germany, the flight attendant inadvertently set off a smoke canister, intended for emergencies, in the cabin. Due to smoke, both pilots informed ATC and decided to divert to Kiel-Holtenau airport. By night, the aircraft landed on runway 26 (1,265 metres long) but overrun and crashed in a ravine. All 6 occupants were uninjured but the aircraft was damaged beyond economical repair.