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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43982
Last updated: 31 August 2021
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Time:22:42 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE9L model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft C90B King Air
Owner/operator:Flowair Aviation
Registration: F-GVPD
MSN: LJ-1321
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Besançon - La Vèze -   France
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Besancon (LFQM)
Destination airport:Amiens Glisy (LFAY)
Investigating agency: BEA
On October 18, 2006, at 2242 coordinated universal time, a Beech 90, French registration F-GVPD, serial number LJ-1321, was destroyed after impacting terrain during takeoff at La Veze Airport, Besancon, France. The pilot, co-pilot, and two passengers on board the airplane were fatally injured. The passengers were surgeons travelling to Amiens to conduct an organ removal. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The accident occurred shortly after take off. The aircraft did not climb and struck tree tops. There was no distress call. There was a post crash fire.

The investigation was hampered by the lack of any former of recorder on the aircraft according to the BEA. This is one of 8 accidents that resulted in an EASA rule making team on in-flight recording for light aircraft.

Sources: (wreckage photo)

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

Revision history:

28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
05-Jun-2009 03:24 harro Updated
02-Aug-2014 13:07 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]
03-Aug-2014 06:25 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
10-Oct-2017 19:54 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]

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