Private Wings

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Private Wings
Private wings-logo.png
IATA
8W
ICAO
PWF
Callsign
PRIVATE WINGS
Founded 1991
Hubs Berlin Schönefeld Airport
Fleet size 9
Headquarters Berlin Schönefeld Airport
Schönefeld, Germany
Website www.private-wings.de

Private Wings Flugcharter GmbH is a German airline, that was founded in 1991 and operates chartered corporate, cargo and air ambulance services out of Berlin Schönefeld Airport. Its head office is located in the General Aviation Terminal (Allgemeine Luftfahrt) on the property of Schönefeld Airport in Schönefeld, Brandenburg.[1][2][3]

Fleet[edit]

A Private Wings Dornier 328 approaches Ingolstadt Manching Airport in 2013.

As of January 2013, the Private Wings fleet consists of the following aircraft:[4][5]

Private Wings fleet
Aircraft In Service
Beechcraft 1900 1
Dornier 328-100 6
Fairchild Dornier 328JET 2
Total 9

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On 19 February 1996 at 09:54 local time, a Private Wings Cessna Citation II (registered D-CASH) crashed near Freilassing, Germany, killing the two pilots and eight passengers on board. The aircraft was on an executive flight from Berlin Tempelhof Airport to Salzburg Airport and the pilots had already begun the final approach, when severe icing conditions were encountered, leading to a stall and subsequent crash of the aircraft into a forest 3 nmi (5.6 km) short of the runway. The accident investigation concluded that there was also a short circuit in the aircraft's electrical systems, which might have contributed to the crash.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anfahrt GAT Schönefeld." Private Wings. Retrieved on 7 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Access Business Aviation Center/GAT." Private Wings. Retrieved on 7 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Imprint." Private Wings. Retrieved on 7 January 2013. "Postal address: [sic] PRIVATE WINGS Flugcharter GmbH Chief executive officers: Peter Paul Gatz und Andreas Wagner Flughafen Berlin - Schönefeld 12521 Berlin, Germany" and "Delivery address: Private Wings Flugcharter GmbH Waßmannsdorfer Straße 12529 Schönefeld (ehemals Diepensee)"
  4. ^ Private Wings fleet listing (only Dornier aircraft) at ch-aviation.ch
  5. ^ Private Wings: Fleet information
  6. ^ Private Wings 1996 crash at the Aviation Safety Network

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