On June 12, 2011, at 1824 coordinated universal time, an American Blimp Corporation A-60+, United Kingdom registered G-TLEL, owned by Lightship Limited, was destroyed when it impacted terrain near Reichelsheim, Germany. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The pilot was fatally injured and three passengers were not injured. The flight originated from Reichelsheim, Germany.

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

German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation
Bundesstelle fuer Flugunfalluntersuchung (BFU)
Hermann-Blenk Strasse 16
38108 Braunschweig

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