NTSB Identification: ERA13WA290
14 CFR Non-U.S., Non-Commercial
Accident occurred Sunday, June 16, 2013 in Albenga, Italy
Aircraft: BEECH 58, registration:
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

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

On June 16, 2013, about 0950 coordinated universal time (UTC), a Beechcraft Model 58, United Kingdom registration G-CIZZ, operated by Bonanza Flying Club, impacted mountainous terrain near Albenga, Italy. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed, and flight plan information was unknown. The personal flight departed from Albenga Airport (LIMG), Albenga, Italy, and was destined for Troyes-Barberey Airport (LFQB), Troyes, France. The pilot was fatally injured, and the airplane was destroyed due to impact forces.

According to Italian authorities, the airplane impacted terrain during the initial climb after takeoff, and that at the time of the accident, the mountains were obscured by clouds.

This accident investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Agenzia Nazionale per la Sicurezza del Volo (ANSV) of Italy. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Agenzia Nazionale per la Sicurezza del Volo
Via A. Benigni, 53-00156
Telephone: +39 06 82 078 229
Fax: +39 06 8273672

This report is for informational purposes only, and contains only information released by or obtained from the Government of Italy.

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