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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 28420
Last updated: 17 June 2020
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Date:24-SEP-2001
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31 Navajo
Owner/operator:Association Ouest Promotion
Registration: F-GRDT
C/n / msn: 31-7300931
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 18 mi from Antananarivo -   Madagascar
Phase: En route
Nature:International Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Amborovy Airport, Mahajanga (Majunga), Madagascar (MJN/FMNM)
Destination airport:Antananarivo
Narrative:
The aircraft was destroyed when it crashed after both engines lost power while descending in bound to Antananarivo. The point of impact is said to be about 30 km. from the town. The aircraft was operating a flight from Amborovy Airport, Mahajanga (Majunga), Madagascar, (MJN/FMNM) to Roland Garros Airport, Sainte-Marie, La Réunion (RUN/FMEE), with a refuelling stop at Antananarivo. According to press reports, the accident has been attributed to fuel exhaustion. All seven persons on board (pilot, co pilot, and five passengers) were killed.

Sources:

1. Le livre d'or de l'aviation malgache/Jean Pierre Pénette & Christine Pénette Lohau
2. http://www.ascendworldwide.com/download/Cust/WAAS167_Complete.pdf
3. http://www.scramble.nl/civil-database/details?bt=pa&af=1411
5. https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/2002/2002


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
22-Jul-2010 09:14 TB Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-May-2015 00:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Mar-2018 17:41 TB Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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