On September 24, 2004, at 1850 central european summer time, a Piper PA-28-181, PH-TWG, registered to and operated by Vliegclub Twente, Netherlands, as a night visual flight rules training flight, collided with trees shortly after takeoff from Airfield Nordhorn-Lingen, Nordhorn-Lingen, Germany. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed. The certificated flight instructor, the private pilot receiving instruction, and a private pilot-rated passenger received fatal injuries. The airplane was destroyed. The local flight originated from Airfield Nordhorn-Lingen, Nordhorn-Lingen, Germany, about 1830 on September 24, 2004.

This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by the Government of Germany. The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Germany. Further information may be obtained from:

German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Investigation
Hermann-Blenk-Stra├če 16
38108 Braunschweig, Germany
Telephone +49 5 31-35 48-0.

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