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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 267687
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:14-SEP-2021
Time:c. 10:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 3TM Expeditor (D18)
Owner/operator:Aerial Advantage Ltd
Registration: G-BKGL
MSN: A-762/CA-164
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Lisolotto, Torra Vescovato, Corsica island -   France
Phase: Approach
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Bastia-Poretta Airport (BIA/LFKB)
Destination airport:Bastia-Poretta Airport (BIA/LFKB)
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
On returning from a functional check flight, when the aeroplane was at the end of the left-hand downwind leg for runway 34, the right engine shut down and a reduction in power was observed on the left engine. After turning onto the base leg, the pilot was obliged to carry out a forced landing. The aeroplane struck trees and then collided with the ground in a mandarin orchard, 1 nm south of Bastia-Poretta Airport. A fire immediately broke out as the three occupants evacuated the aeroplane through the aft door.

Sources:

https://stampa-paese.com/faits-divers/article/crash-dun-bimoteur-vescovato-3-occupants-dont-2-en-urgence-absolue
https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/corse/haute-corse/deux-blesses-graves-dans-un-accident-d-avion-bimoteur-a-torra-vescovato-2249653.html
http://www.haute-corse.gouv.fr/crash-d-un-avion-de-tourisme-sur-la-commune-de-a4107.html

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/6/25120_1537726835.jpg (photo)


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Sep-2021 09:14 gerard57 Added
14-Sep-2021 12:30 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
14-Sep-2021 12:50 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
14-Sep-2021 17:38 RobertMB Updated [Departure airport]
14-Sep-2021 18:03 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type]
14-Sep-2021 18:09 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Embed code]
14-Sep-2021 18:13 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Narrative, Category]
14-Sep-2021 18:20 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
14-Sep-2021 18:23 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
25-Sep-2021 17:30 harro Updated [Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]

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