Crash of a Piper PA-31-310 Navajo near Limoges

Date & Time: Aug 21, 2018 at 1530 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-HGPS
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Limoges - Limoges
MSN:
31-245
YOM:
1968
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The twin engine airplane, owned by the French Company IMAO specialized in aerial photo missions departed Limoges-Bellegarde Airport at 1030LT with one pilot (the Director of the Company, aged 58) and a female engineer. The crew successfully completed a mapping mission over the region of Ussel, Corrèze, and was returning to Limoges Airport when, on final approach, the pilot was forced to attempt an emergency landing due to fuel exhaustion. The airplane struck tree tops then stalled and crashed in a field located near Verneuil-sur-Vienne, some 5 km west of the airfield. Both occupants were seriously injured and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Beechcraft C90 King Air in Nantes

Date & Time: Dec 27, 1992
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-GIBR
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Nantes - Limoges
MSN:
LJ-734
YOM:
1977
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft was engaged in an ambulance flight from Nantes to Limoges, carrying one pilot and one doctor who should embark a patient in Limoges. During the takeoff roll, just before V1 speed, the nose gear collapsed. The aircraft slid on its nose for few dozen metres before coming to rest on the runway. Both occupants escaped uninjured and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Beechcraft 99 Airlines in Paris-Orly

Date & Time: Apr 28, 1980
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-BTMO
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Limoges - Paris
MSN:
U-86
YOM:
1969
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
11
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On final approach to Paris-Orly Airport, the twin engine crash landed in a field, lost its undercarriage and came to rest on its belly. All 13 occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.