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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Tuesday 23 March 1971
Type:Silhouette image of generic S601 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SN.600 Corvette
Operator:Aérospatiale
Registration: F-WRSN
C/n / msn: 01
First flight: 1970-07-16 (8 months)
Total airframe hrs:270
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-1
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Istres (   France)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Aérospatiale SN.600 Corvette prototype was destroyed when it crashed during a test flight. The airplane was conducting stall manoeuvres at an altitude of 20000 feet with landing gear and flaps down. The airplane failed to recover from the stall and crashed, killing all three crew members.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» www.super-mystere.net


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