Accident Socata TB 30 Epsilon 45, 14 Mar 2007
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145536
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Type:Silhouette image of generic TB30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Socata TB 30 Epsilon
Owner/operator:Armée de l'Air
Registration: 45
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cognac–Châteaubernard BA 709, Charente 16 -   France
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Cognac-Châteaubernard Air Base (BA 709) (CNG/LFBG)
Destination airport:Cognac-Châteaubernard Air Base (BA 709) (CNG/LFBG)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A three ship formation of Socata TB 30 Epsilon aircraft, called Patrouille Cartouche-Doré, departed Cognac Air Base at 10:59 on a display training flight.
One of the pilots pulled a 5g turn for a duration of 5 seconds, probably causing G-LOC (G-force induced Loss Of Consciousness). The airplane struck the ground and broke up.


Revision history:

09-May-2012 13:22 harro Added
31-Aug-2020 19:00 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
30-Dec-2022 21:49 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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