Piper PA-28 airplane crashed in Switzerland
Also a baby among the three victims
Even a newborn baby among the three dead following the crash of the Piper PA-28 RT 201 Arrow IV plane, G-BVDH registration, on Mount Sempione, in Switzerland. Crashed from about 2000 meters above sea level around 10:30 am on August 25th, it left the Lausanne Blécherettee airport to reach Italy. Upon arrival of the rescue, the aircraft was enveloped in flames and an investigation was opened by the Federal Safety Investigation Authority (Sese) to understand the methods and causes of the accident.
The Piper PA-28 series consists of a family of tourism aircraft, built in the 1960s and still in production by the US company Piper Aircraft Corporation. These are all-metal aircraft, not pressurized and equipped with 4 seats, with a single piston engine, low-wing, tricycle, a single door on the side of the copilot, which can be accessed by climbing from the wing. The Arrow model entered production in 1969.
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