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PC 12 down in Milano

Old 3rd Oct 2021, 14:36
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PC 12 down in Milano

acc. to Neue Zürcher Zeitung a PC 12 departed from Linate crashed into a vacant building close to a train station. Acc. to them 1 pilot and 5 pax confirmed dead, no victims on the ground they report...



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here it says 2 pilots and 6 pax dead:

https://www.wantedinmilan.com/news/m...sh-8-dead.html

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Old 3rd Oct 2021, 15:00
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https://www.flightradar24.com/data/a...r-pdv#295f5ded

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Old 4th Oct 2021, 12:21
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It looks like the pilot was the owner, pax were his son, wife and friends.

Very sad
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Old 4th Oct 2021, 12:43
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Although it has to be taken with the usual grain of salt there are multiple eye witness reports of engine fire. They also mention that the FDR have been recovered. Is there such a thing in a PC-12 ?
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Old 4th Oct 2021, 14:58
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Yes - since around 2014 part of the standard equipment:

- L3Harris - lightweight data recorder
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Old 4th Oct 2021, 15:50
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If FR24 is to be believed then the a/c was at around 5,000ft when passing back over the threshold for RWY36, then plummeted to the ground in around 1000m.

Would that not suggest more than just engine failure/fire, as I would imagine the PC-12 has a fairly decent glide ratio and it appeared to be VFR at the time of the incident.
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Old 4th Oct 2021, 16:53
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Small plane crashes into empty building outside Milan, all 8 onboard die
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