ASN Aircraft accident Aérospatiale SN.601 Corvette F-BTTU Saint-Yan-Charolais Bourgogne Sud Airport (SYT)
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Date:Tuesday 31 July 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic S601 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SN.601 Corvette
Registration: F-BTTU
MSN: 37
First flight: 1977
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-4
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Saint-Yan-Charolais Bourgogne Sud Airport (SYT) (   France)
Crash site elevation: 243 m (797 feet) amsl
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Saint-Yan-Charolais Bourgogne Sud Airport (SYT/LFLN), France
Destination airport:Saint-Yan-Charolais Bourgogne Sud Airport (SYT/LFLN), France
A no. 1 engine failure was simulated on takeoff and a left hand circuit flown. The aircraft approached runway 33R for a touch and go, but landed back when the flaps were erroneously retracted at 100 feet. Overrran through a field and struck ILS equipment.

Runway excursion

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