Date & Time: Jun 11, 1952 at 1650 LT
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DH.60 Moth
Operator:
Registration:
HB-OPI
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Lausanne - Lausanne
MSN:
1864
YOM:
1931
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
1
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The pilot and his passenger were completing a local flight in the region of Lausanne. On final approach, the single engine airplane hit a crane and crashed in flames onto a house. The pilot was killed instantly while the passenger died from his injuries a day later.