NTSB Identification: CEN09WA033
Accident occurred Wednesday, October 22, 2008 in Zurich, Switzerland
Aircraft: Cirrus Design Corporation SR22, registration: N467BD
Injuries: 2 Fatal,2 Serious.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On October 22, 2008, at 1358 coordinated universal time (1558 central European Summer Time), a Cirrus Design Corp SR22, US registered N467BD, was destroyed when it impacted terrain 100 meters short of runway 14 at Zurich Airport, Zurich, Switzerland. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The pilot and one passenger were fatally injured, and two passengers sustained serious injuries. The flight originated from Geneva, Switzerland, and was en route to Berlin, Germany.

The Swiss investigators reported that the airplane was diverting to Zurich due to a reported system failure.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the Swiss government. This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by or obtained from the Swiss government. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau – Switzerland
Aeropole 1
Route de Morens
1530 Payerne
Switzerland

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