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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233062
Last updated: 5 May 2020
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Date:18-FEB-2020
Time:15:37 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robin DR.400/180 Regent
Owner/operator:Club aéronautique de Saint André de l'Eure
Registration: F-GZSA
C/n / msn: 2441
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Off Fécamp, Seine-Maritime (76), Normandie -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Saint-André-de-l'Eure airfield (LFFD)
Destination airport:Saint Valery-Vittefleur Airfield (LFOS)
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
A Robin DR.400/180 Regent, with the only pilot on board, crashed in sea at 15:37 LT about two kilometers north-west off Fécamp. The pilot was not found.
Some debris was found the 18. Research ended the 19 in the morning.

Sources:

https://www.lefigaro.fr/seine-maritime-un-avion-de-tourisme-s-ecrase-au-large-de-fecamp-une-personne-recherchee-20200218
https://www.ouest-france.fr/normandie/un-avion-s-abime-au-large-de-fecamp-le-pilote-toujours-recherche-6742833
https://actu.fr/normandie/fecamp_76259/des-temoins-signalent-avion-tombe-mer-large-fecamp-nombreux-secours-mobilises_31571751.html
https://www.ouest-france.fr/normandie/fecamp-76400/seine-maritime-crash-d-un-avion-au-large-de-fecamp-les-recherches-interrompues-6743987


Images:

Photo of F-GZSA courtesy AirHistory.net


Saint-André-de-L'Eure (LFFD)
27 May 2012; (c) Mick Bajcar



Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Feb-2020 19:42 Iceman 29 Added
18-Feb-2020 19:46 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
18-Feb-2020 19:48 Iceman 29 Updated [Damage, Photo]
19-Feb-2020 06:10 Iceman 29 Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
19-Feb-2020 06:10 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
19-Feb-2020 07:48 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
19-Feb-2020 08:26 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
19-Feb-2020 09:30 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
19-Feb-2020 17:15 Iceman 29 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
20-Feb-2020 12:08 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
20-Feb-2020 12:09 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]

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