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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232995
Last updated: 29 September 2020
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Time:13:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-181 Archer II
Owner/operator:Aéroclub d’Angoulême
Registration: F-GFGO
C/n / msn: 2890060
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Les Aussedats, Creissels, Causse du Larzac -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Angoulême-Brie-Champniers Airport (ANG/LFBU)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BEA
A Piper PA-28-181 Archer II, F-GFGO, was destroyed when it impacted the ground a few kilometers north of the runways at Millau-Larzac aerodrome between the Millau viaduct and La Cavalerie just before 13:00 LT.
All four occupants died.

The Angoulême flying club was in shock. One of the victims was a young Charentais, 15 years old, who would shortly pass his aeronautical initiation certificate. This flight, as a passenger over the Millau viaduct, was a gift offered by the club.
Among the other victims, a Vendean pilot and his father, 73 years old and a pilot from the Paris region. Both pilots were experienced.

The plane came from Angoulême took off with another aeroclub plane. On The Causse du Larzac a strong wind was blowing as a result of Storm Dennis. The ceilling clouds was low.


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