Good evening,

There was an helicopter accident at the airport Flugplatz HaƟfurt-Schweinfurt. One man from the ground staff was killed by derbies when helicopter's propeller blades touched the control tower.

On the news video [1] and on the aerial image of the airport [2] it is clearly visible that the tower building is not in the same row with other buildings, it is a bit outstanding.

This tower was not mapped neither on the Google maps, nor on the OSM. I mapped it by now on the OSM: with the tag: tower:type=aircraft_control, which has got a nice map icon.

In general, towers, not only aircraft_control, but also communication, and others, are well visible even from far away, and could serve as good landmarks. That is why it makes sense to map towers.



With best regards,


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