On October 4, 2005, at 0740 universal coordinated time (UTC), a single-engine Piper PA-28-181 airplane (serial number 28-8190208), Swiss registration HB-PHB, was destroyed upon collision with terrain while on training flight near Ansa Village, in Morocco. The airplane was owned and operated by Fluggruppe pro Altenrhein. The pilot and three passengers were fatally injured. The cross-country flight originated from Marrakech, Morocco, en route to Ourzazate, Morocco, at an unknown time.

An investigation into the accident was opened by the Ministere de l'Equipement du Transport Charge de l'Aaviation Civile, Morocco. Information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from the Moroccan, or the Swiss authorities at:

Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau
Federal Building North
CH-3003 Berne
Phone: +41 (0)31 810 41 51
Fax: +41 (0)31 810 41 50

This report is for information purposes only, and contains information released by the Swiss Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau.

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