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

Date & Time: Aug 14, 2017 at 1215 LT
Type of aircraft: Socata TBM-700 (30222)">
Registration:
N702AV
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Yao – Fukushima
MSN:
182
YOM:
2001
Location: Zemyo (28265)"> Kansai (14871)">
Country: Japan (13319)">
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
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.

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

Date & Time: Jul 29, 2015 at 1811 LT
Type of aircraft: Socata TBM-700 (30222)">
Operator: Private American (31833)">
Registration:
N425KJ
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
518
YOM:
2009
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
On final approach to Milwaukee-Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport, the pilot informed ATC he was performing a go around. The single engine aircraft lost height and hit the ground with its right wing before coming to rest in flames short of runway 33R threshold. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire and both occupants were killed.

Crash of a Socata TBM-700 in Saint-Jean-les-Deux-Jumeaux: 2 killed

Date & Time: Aug 6, 2014 at 1030 LT
Type of aircraft: Socata TBM-700 (30222)">
Operator: AG Plastics (39561)">
Registration:
N129AG
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Cannes – Courtrai
MSN:
171
YOM:
2000
Country: France (13255)">
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft was on its way from Cannes to Wevelgem Airport in Courtrai, Belgium. While overflying est of Paris, pilot encountered unknown problems and reduced his altitude. The aircraft overflew several houses less than ten meters and eventually hit tree tops before crashing in a wooded area. The pilot and a passenger were killed while three other passengers were injured. The aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of a Socata TBM-700 in the Ridgway Reservoir: 5 killed

Date & Time: Mar 22, 2014 at 1400 LT
Type of aircraft: Socata TBM-700 (30222)">
Operator: Gadsden Aviation (39421)">
Registration:
N702H
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Bartlesville – Montrose
MSN:
112
YOM:
1996
Location: Montrose (23233)"> Colorado (14290)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft was preparing to descent to Montrose when its pilot seemed to encounter problems. The aircraft turn around the Ridgway Reservoir several times before crashing into the Reservoir at about 2 PM, some 25 miles south of Montrose. According to local authorities, the aircraft sunk by 60 to 90 feet of water and no trace of any survivor was found at the end of the day.