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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244606
Last updated: 28 November 2020
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Date:02-NOV-2020
Time:c. 20:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic TOBA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Socata TB-10 Tobago
Owner/operator:private
Registration: G-CBGC
C/n / msn: 1584
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:4 km SE off Cannes Mandelieu Airport -   France
Phase:
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
A Socata TB-10 Tobago crashed into the sea off Cannes Mandelieu Airport while performing touch and goes.
Rescue services discovered small debris from the aircraft 4 km at sea southeast of the airport. In the dark, a search for the pilot - a man in his sixties - was started.

The searches were abandoned in the early afternoon nov 3, says the Maritime Prefecture: "100% of the area has now been investigated. The pilot has not been found, nor any other additional debris."

Sources:

https://www.nicematin.com/faits-divers/un-avion-de-tourisme-se-crashe-au-large-de-mandelieu-597112
https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/provence-alpes-cote-d-azur/alpes-maritimes/cannes/mandelieu-disparition-avion-tourisme-mer-mediterranee-1890640.html
https://www.nicematin.com/faits-divers/accident-davion-au-large-de-mandelieu-le-pilote-toujours-porte-disparu-les-recherches-arretees-597642
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Nov-2020 07:14 harro Added
03-Nov-2020 12:14 Chieftain Updated [Narrative]
03-Nov-2020 12:50 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
03-Nov-2020 19:39 Iceman 29 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
06-Nov-2020 19:03 Anon. Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
06-Nov-2020 19:04 harro Updated [Operator]

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