Date & Time: Jun 15, 2008
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-2
Operator:
Registration:
F-AZHB
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Lille - Lognes
MSN:
173 473 09
YOM:
1957
Location:
Betz
Oise
Country:
France
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On approach to Lognes-Emerainville Airport, pilot encountered engine problem and elected to make an emergency landing in a field located in Betz, Oise. On touch down, aircraft sunk into mud, overturned and came to rest on its back. All four occupants were rescued and a passenger was slightly injured. Aircraft was considered as damaged beyond economical repair and was later cannibalised.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.