Date & Time: Dec 24, 2004 at 0933 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 90 King Air
Operator:
Registration:
F-GVRM
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Perpignan-Montpellier
MSN:
LJ-0121
YOM:
1966
Country:
France
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Captain / Total flying hours:
12184
Captain / Total hours on type:
2610
Copilot / Total flying hours:
256
Copilot / Total hours on type:
6
Aircraft flight hours:
6872
Aircraft flight cycles:
6816
Circumstances:
While performing a training flight with touch & go manoeuvres, the instructor decided to reduce right engine power on a low pass over the runway. Suddenly, the pilot in command lost the control of the aircraft which crashed in a small lake located in the vicinity of the airport. All three occupants were killed. The PIC totalised 350 flying hours.