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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 24362
Last updated: 4 September 2019
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Date:22-JUN-1997
Time:19:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robin DR.400-180
Owner/operator:AEROSPACE GROUP MINISTRY OF AIR/GAMA
Registration: F-GKQF
C/n / msn: 2051
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mespuits, Essonne department, Īle-de-France -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Etampes-Mondesir (LFOX)
Destination airport:Etampes-Mondesir (LFOX)
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
On 22 June 1997 at 19:45, DR 400-180 registered F-GKQF took off from the airfield at Etampes for a local flight. When it became dark, and the aircraft failed to return, the club's permanent staff raised the alarm. The wreck was discovered the next morning in a wood in the municipality of Mespuits, Essonne department, Īle-de-France, 7 Nautical Miles east of Etampes. Its four occupants died.

Sources:

1. https://www.bea.aero/docspa/1997/f-qf970622/htm/f-qf970622.html
2. http://www.bea.aero/docspa/1997/f-qf970622/pdf/f-qf970622.pdf
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20120928112413/http://www.immat.aviation-civile.gouv.fr:80/immat/servlet/aeronef_liste.html;jsessionid=9967701C53DD9E7954DE7F6C270C555B
4. http://www.flydw.org.uk/DWR400F.htm
5. http://www.jeunes-ailes.org/t601-longeron-dr-400

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BEA
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
08-Jul-2016 12:57 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-Jul-2016 13:10 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Source]

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