NTSB Identification: CEN09WA177
Accident occurred Thursday, February 12, 2009 in Samedan, Switzerland
Aircraft: DASSAULT Falcon, registration:
Injuries: 2 Fatal,1 Serious.

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

On February 12, 2009, at 1514 coordinated universal time, a Dassault Falcon, Bermuda registered VP-BAF, was destroyed when it impacted terrain while landing at Samedan Airport (LSZS), Samedan, Switzerland. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The flight crew was fatally injured and the passengers sustained serious injuries. The flight originated from Schwechat (LOWW), Austria at 1406.

The Swiss investigators reported that the airplane impacted the runway enviornment in a right wing low attitude, drifted to the left and impacted a snow bank adjacent to the runway enviornment.

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 or Swiss Aircraft Accident Investigation Buro. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau - Switzerland
CH - 3003 Berne
Switzerland

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