Accident Robin DR.400/180R Remorqueur HB-EQD,
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Date:Saturday 20 May 2023
Time:c. 10:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Robin DR.400/180R Remorqueur
Owner/operator:Aéro-Club des Montagnes Neuchâteloises
Registration: HB-EQD
MSN: 1564
Year of manufacture:1982
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Combe Dernier, Ponts-de-Martel, Neuchâtel -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Les Eplatures Airfield (LSGC)
Destination airport:Les Eplatures Airfield (LSGC)
Investigating agency: STSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
A Robin DR.400/180R Remorqueur hit trees on a steep slope and plunged into the forest near Combe Dernier, Ponts-de-Martel, Neuchâtel.
The three occupants died and the aircraft was destroyed. One of the 2 passengers was starting to be famous as a music-video and ads-video producer: Valentin Petit. He died during a 33yo birthday present, this was supposed to be a sky view of all Switzerland.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: STSB
Report number: 
Status: Preliminary report
Download report: Preliminary report

Sources: (photo)

Revision history:

20-May-2023 13:28 gerard57 Added
20-May-2023 13:35 gerard57 Updated
20-May-2023 16:17 RobertMB Updated
20-May-2023 18:58 Aerossurance Updated
21-May-2023 05:37 Anon. Updated
21-May-2023 05:38 harro Updated
21-May-2023 07:12 RobertMB Updated
23-May-2023 14:09 Anon. Updated
03-Jun-2023 17:09 harro Updated

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