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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199673
Last updated: 7 December 2019
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Date:04-DEC-1997
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PAY2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31T Cheyenne II
Owner/operator:Soon SArL
Registration: F-GFBF
C/n / msn: 31T-7620054
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Droue-sur-Drouette, Centre-Val de Loire, Eure-et-Loir department -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Toussus Le Noble (TNF/LFPN)
Destination airport:Paris-Orly Airport, Paris (ORY/LFPO)
Narrative:
Crashed 4 December 1997 at Droue-sur-Drouette, a commune in the Eure-et-Loir department in northern France (at approximate Coordinates: 4836′06″N 142′09″E): The pilot was in contact with Orly Approach (Paris) and advised Air Traffic Control that he was in IMC and having "handling difficulties". The aircraft went out of control and crashed. The aircraft had been rented to the pilot, who was 70 years old, the sole person on board, and was killed.

Aircraft presumably written off (damaged beyond repair) as broken up for components and scrap in 1999, French registration F-GFBF cancelled on 3 December 1999 as "destroyed"

Sources:

1. http://www.ascendworldwide.com/download/Cust/WAAS167_Complete.pdf
2. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1199237
3. http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/000393482.html
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20120928112413/http://www.immat.aviation-civile.gouv.fr:80/immat/servlet/aeronef_liste.html;jsessionid=8DC2ED46D36D489B9AFC4FF661A975A7


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Sep-2017 20:46 Dr. John Smith Added

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