The mystery of the ‘ghost plane’ that crashed into the sea off the Latvian city of Ventspolis yesterday has been solved. While it was learned that the owner of the plane was a famous business person, the reason why the NATO pilots accompanying the flight did not see anyone in the cockpit was revealed.
NATO THEIR AIRCRAFT HAS LEFT: NO ONE IN THE COCKPIT!
Authorities took action when the plane disappeared from the radar after reporting problems with cabin pressure.
NATO jets took off to accompany the Cessna 551, but NATO pilots and Swedish officials said no one was seen in the cockpit of the plane they were following.
Rounding over Paris and Cologne, the plane headed for the Baltic Sea and crashed off the Latvian city of Ventspolis.
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After the crash of the plane, rescue teams from Latvia, Sweden and Lithuania were sent to the region. Lars Antonsson, the leader of the Swedish search and rescue team, told AFP that the plane crashed because it ran out of fuel and that no human remains were found at the scene.
Antonsson also “Rescuers were unable to find anything that could help us understand what caused the fall.” said.
MYSTERY OF GHOST AIRCRAFT SOLVE: FAMOUS BUSINESSMAN
The mysterious event was announced in the world media with the title of ‘ghost plane’ and attracted great attention. While many theories were put forward about the crash of the plane, the smoke screen was lifted with a statement that came today.
In the statement made by the private airline company Quick Air, the German businessman of the crashed plane Karl-Peter GriesemannIt was announced that it belongs to . and that he used the plane himself.
German businessman Karl-Peter Griesemann
His wife and daughter were on the same plane
It was learned that the 72-year-old businessman was accompanied by his wife Juliane, 26-year-old daughter Lisa and her daughter’s boyfriend Paul on his private plane.
The family is believed to have been on vacation at their summer cottage in Spain for some time and suffered the gruesome accident on their way back to Cologne.
THE CAB PRESSURE THOUGHT EVERYONE MAY BE FAILED
Aviation experts say the drop in cabin pressure may have caused the pilot and passengers to faint. Which explains why NATO pilots didn’t see anyone in the cockpit.
This is what the plane’s final moments look like on flightradar24
ONE OF THE LEADING NAMES OF THE CITY
Karl-Peter Griesemann, a prominent figure in Cologne, West Germany’s largest city, was chairman of the Griesmann Group. He was a famous businessman and president of the annual Cologne carnival, one of the largest in Germany.
After the tragic accident, planes and ferries sent from many countries participated in the search and rescue efforts. Rescue teams stated that there was a heavy oil flow at the accident site in their statements to television. No remains have yet been found of the passengers on the plane.