Propeller plane crashes into wind turbine, killing pilot #DEU

12:05 Feb 2 2017 Melle, Germany

For the first time in Germany, an airplane has had a collision with a wind turbine. The crash was tragically fatal for the pilot. The incident took place outside the town of Melle in northwestern Germany on Thursday, police report. “As far as we can ascertain, it is the first such collision in Germany,” said Germout Freitag, a spokesperson for the federal office for air accidents. The reason for the crash and the identity of the pilot both remained unclear . . .
Additional Data

Credibility: UP DOWN 0
Leave a Comment
Security Code:
19 + 1 =

Additional Reports

Echtrop windmill bursts into flames

12:51 Feb 23, 2014

Echtrop, 59519 Möhnesee, Germany, 48.45 Kms

Storm rips nacelle of wind turbine in Germany

06:18 Dec 07, 2013

Döhlen, 26197 Großenkneten, Germany, 52.9 Kms

Lightning strikes breaks off tip of blade

12:53 Jan 16, 2014

Söhre, 31199 Diekholzen, Germany, 69.29 Kms

Vestas 1.65 MW turbine burns in Germany

13:26 Feb 23, 2014

Bergen, Germany, 80.2 Kms

Massive wind turbine catches fire in Germany

08:21 Aug 29, 2016

46419 Isselburg, Germany, 83.64 Kms