Date & Time: Jan 27, 1989 at 1430 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-46 (Malibu/Meridian/Mirage/Matrix/M-Class)
Landing (descent or approach)
Krakow - Vienna
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
On final approach to Vienna-Schwechat Airport, the pilot was forced to initiate a go-around procedure for unknown reasons when the engine failed. He attempted an emergency landing when the aircraft struck the ground and crashed in an open field located near the village of Probstdorf, about 6 km short of runway 16 threshold. All five occupants were injured, the pilot seriously.
Engine failure on short final for unknown reasons.