Crash of a Piper PA-31-310 Navajo in Caernarfon: 1 killed

Date & Time: Sep 6, 2017 at 1829 LT
Type of aircraft: Piper PA-31-310 Navajo (30686)">
Registration:
N250AC
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
31-7612040
YOM:
1976
Location: Caernarfon (18149)"> Gwynedd (14643)">
Country: United Kingdom (13252)">
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
On landing at Caernarfon Airport, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and came to rest upside down in flames. The pilot, sole on board, was killed. The aircraft was totally destroyed.

Crash of a Socata TBM-700 in Zemyo: 2 killed

Date & Time: Aug 14, 2017 at 1215 LT
Type of aircraft: Socata TBM-700 (30222)">
Registration:
N702AV
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Yao – Fukushima
MSN:
182
YOM:
2001
Location: Zemyo (28265)"> Kansai (14871)">
Country: Japan (13319)">
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
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.