Hawker Beechcraft Premier I, Bever, Switzerland, Dec. 19, 2010–The German-registered Premier I was destroyed when it crashed at Samedan Airport, killing the captain and first officer. The aircraft hit the ground north of the threshold of Runway 21 after the pilots elected to go around after a first missed approach during snowfall.
A German-registered Hawker Beechcraft Premier I crashed on Sunday during approach to Samedan Airport in Switzerland, killing the 48-year-old captain and the 29-year-old first officer. No one else was aboard, as the twinjet was to pick up passengers at the resort. The aircraft hit the ground north of the threshold of Runway 21 after the pilots had chosen to go around after a first missed approach during snowfall.
Dassault Falcon 100, Samedan, Switzerland, Feb. 12, 2009–The Bermuda-registered Falcon was destroyed when it crashed on landing at Samedan Airport in VMC. The flight crew was killed and the passengers seriously injured. The jet hit right wing low, drifted left and struck a snow bank. The Swiss Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau is investigating.