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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76752
Last updated: 15 October 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk
Owner/operator:Aéroclub de l'Est
Registration: F-GCGD
C/n / msn: 80A0074
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Connantre -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Epernay Airfield
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BEA
The pilot and passenger were involved in a regional championship air rally. The objective was to accurately track a path and identify check points in a strict schedule. They took off at 09:30 from Epernay Airfield for the first leg. When passing checkpoint No. 9, the pilot lost control of the plane that crashed in a field.


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

Revision history:

07-Sep-2010 13:53 harro Added
04-Sep-2016 00:09 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator]

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