Switzerland PC 21 A 105 credit blick ch 640Swiss Air Force Pilatus PC-21 crash

On 28 November 2023, a Schweizer Luftwaffe (Swiss Air Force) Pilatus PC-21 advanced training aircraft crashed at Emmen Air Base.

The reports indicate that the aircraft, A-105 (c/n 107), was part of a flight of two aircraft returning to Emmen. At around 14:45 hrs LT, the Pilatus suddenly left the runway upon landing and the two pilots decided to eject. Both pilots are safe.

The PC-21 is substantially damaged. It is not yet known whether the aircraft can be repaired. The accident is under investigation and further training flights with the training aircraft are postponed.

Credit photo: via blick.ch

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