Date & Time: Oct 19, 2006 at 0042 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 90 King Air
Operator:
Registration:
F-GVPD
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Ambulance
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Besançon-Amiens
MSN:
LJ-1321
YOM:
1993
Country:
France
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
4
Captain / Total flying hours:
3500
Captain / Total hours on type:
450
Copilot / Total flying hours:
4000
Aircraft flight hours:
3501
Circumstances:
The aircraft was engaged in an ambulance flight from Besançon-La Vèze airport to Amiens with 2 doctors and 2 pilots on board. On takeoff, the aircraft did not lift off and hit trees before crashing and burning into flames. All 4 occupants were killed. Both doctors need to fly to Amiens to make organ removal. The aircraft totalised 3,000 flying hours and recorded its last maintenance inspection 01SEP2006.