Date & Time: Aug 14, 2017 at 1215 LT
Type of aircraft:
Socata TBM-700
Registration:
N702AV
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Yao – Fukushima
MSN:
182
YOM:
2001
Country:
Japan
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
1
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft left Yao Airport at 1157LT bound for Fukushima. Few minutes later, the pilot reported an unexpected situation to ATC and requested the permission to return to Yao. Shortly later, the airplane went into a spin and crashed in flames in a dense wooded area located near the village of Zemyo. The airplane disintegrated on impact and both occupants were killed.