Date & Time: Aug 6, 2014 at 1030 LT
Type of aircraft:
Socata TBM-700
Operator:
Registration:
N129AG
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Cannes – Courtrai
MSN:
171
YOM:
2000
Country:
France
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
2
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft was on its way from Cannes to Wevelgem Airport in Courtrai, Belgium. While overflying est of Paris, pilot encountered unknown problems and reduced his altitude. The aircraft overflew several houses less than ten meters and eventually hit tree tops before crashing in a wooded area. The pilot and a passenger were killed while three other passengers were injured. The aircraft was destroyed.