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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87365
Last updated: 9 February 2020
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Date:26-MAY-2005
Time:15:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robin DR.400/180
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: F-GUPV
C/n / msn: 2478
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Col Major sur le massif du Mont Blanc -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Chalon Champforgeuil
Destination airport:Megève
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
Flew into the southern side of Mont Blanc at an elevation of 4650m.
The accident was due to the decision to undertake a high altitude flight without proper equipment. The pilot was apparently victim of hypoxia that altered his ability to judge and control.

Sources:

http://www.bea.aero/docspa/2005/f-pv050526/pdf/f-pv050526.pdf

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jan-2011 14:29 harro Added

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