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Crash of a Socata TBM-700 in Zemyo: 2 killed

Accident description

  • Aug 14, 2017 at 1215 LT
  • N702AV
  • Flight
  • Private
  • No
  • Mountains
  • Yao – Fukushima
  • 182
  • 2001
  • Zemyo, Kansai
  • Japan
  • Asia
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • 0
  • 2
  • The single engine aircraft left Yao Airport at 1157LT bound for Fukushima. Few minutes later, the pilot reported an unexpected situation to ATC and requested the permission to return to Yao. Shortly later, the airplane went into a spin and crashed in flames in a dense wooded area located near the village of Zemyo. The airplane disintegrated on impact and both occupants were killed.