ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152246
Last updated: 6 February 2016
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Narrative:A Piper PA-34-220T Seneca V was climbing from Grenoble when the tower lost the contact with the aircraft. The plane was heading to Casablanca, Morocco, via Reus, Spain.
Piper PA-34-220T Seneca V
|C/n / msn:|| 3449...|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Saint-Pierre-de-Bressieux, French Alps -
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
A farmer saw the plane hitting a mountain near Saint-Pierre-de-Bressieux, French Alps.
The pilot, his wife and their 3 children were killed.
BEA final report: http://www.bea.aero/docspa/2013/cn-y130105/pdf/cn-y130105.pdf
"...3.2 Causes of the accident
An entrance to the cloudy area, voluntary or not, following a continuation of the flight in IMC who the pilot was not capable of mastering.
Strong motivation to realize the flight, consolidated by the shortly take-off of a DA42 towards the same destination, as well as the absence of IFR training in the flight without visibility probably contributed to the accident."
http://www.air-journal.fr/2013-01-05-cinq-morts-dans-un-crash-pres-de-laeroport-de-grenoble-563852.html http://www.ledauphine.com/isere-sud/2013/01/05/un-avion-s-est-ecrase-entre-saint-etienne-et-saint-geoirs-et-silmeon-de-bressieux http://www.leparisien.fr/faits-divers/crash-d-un-avion-a-grenoble-cinq-morts-05-01-2013-2456437.php http://www.bea.aero/fr/enquetes/saint.pierre.de.bressieux/saint.pierre.de.bressieux.php
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