Date & Time: Sep 4, 2013 at 1020 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 303 Crusader
Operator:
Registration:
N289CW
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Dinan - Jersey
MSN:
303-00032
YOM:
1981
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
1
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft, owned by the British businessman Carl Whiteley, took off from Dinan (Côtes-d'Armor) for Jersey, UK. While approaching Jersey, pilot encountered poor visibility due to fog. On approach, aircraft crashed into the Bay of Saint-Ouen, some 8 km west of Jersey. Search and rescue found some debris few hours later and it was confirmed that both occupants (Carl Whiteley and his wife) were killed.