Country
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Haute-Garonne

Crash of a Piper PA-31T Cheyenne II in Toulouse: 4 killed

Date & Time: Oct 28, 2011 at 2137 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
OE-FKG
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Kassel-Calden - Toulouse
MSN:
31-8020036
YOM:
1980
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
On final approach to Toulouse-Blagnac Airport, pilot informed ATC about technical problem but did not give anymore details. Just before touch down, aircraft went out of control and crashed inverted 650 metres short of runway 14. Two passengers were rescued as the pilot and another passenger were killed. The occupants were four members of the same family : the parents and two children, a boy aged nine and a girl aged 13. While the parents were killed upon impact, the daughter died from her injuries a day later and the boy died three days later from his injuries. Visibility was considered as good despite light rain and night.