Crash of a Piper PA-31-310 Navajo near Limoges

Date & Time: Aug 21, 2018 at 1530 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-HGPS
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Limoges - Limoges
MSN:
31-245
YOM:
1968
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The twin engine airplane, owned by the French Company IMAO specialized in aerial photo missions departed Limoges-Bellegarde Airport at 1030LT with one pilot (the Director of the Company, aged 58) and a female engineer. The crew successfully completed a mapping mission over the region of Ussel, Corrèze, and was returning to Limoges Airport when, on final approach, the pilot was forced to attempt an emergency landing due to fuel exhaustion. The airplane struck tree tops then stalled and crashed in a field located near Verneuil-sur-Vienne, some 5 km west of the airfield. Both occupants were seriously injured and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Cessna 421 Golden Eagle in Limoges: 8 killed

Date & Time: Nov 7, 1996 at 1010 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HB-LRX
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Genève-Bordeaux
MSN:
421-0217
YOM:
1972
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Captain / Total flying hours:
7047
Captain / Total hours on type:
113.00
Aircraft flight hours:
2488

Crash of a Beechcraft 99 Airlines in Paris-Orly

Date & Time: Apr 28, 1980
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-BTMO
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Limoges - Paris
MSN:
U-86
YOM:
1969
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
11
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On final approach to Paris-Orly Airport, the twin engine crash landed in a field, lost its undercarriage and came to rest on its belly. All 13 occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.