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Aube

Crash of a Swearingen SA227AC Metro III in Troyes

Date & Time: Sep 19, 1993 at 1240 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-GILN
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Troyes-Biggin Hill
MSN:
AC-458
YOM:
1981
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
17
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
2400
Captain / Total hours on type:
200.00
Copilot / Total flying hours:
640
Copilot / Total hours on type:
220
Aircraft flight hours:
13436

Crash of a Dassault M.D.315 Flamant in Romilly-sur-Seine

Date & Time: Jul 26, 1972
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
141
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Dijon - Romilly-sur-Seine
MSN:
141
YOM:
1950
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The twin engine airplane was performing a liaison flight from Dijon-Longvic AFB to Romilly-sur-Seine on behalf of the 2nd Squadron. Upon arrival, the airplane landed on its belly, slid for dozen meters and came to rest. All five occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft registered 141 (2-HK) was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
The crew landed while the landing gear were not down and secured. Incomplete landing procedure.

Crash of an Airspeed AS.65 Consul in Villemorien

Date & Time: Dec 23, 1946
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
G-AHMA
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
London-Gatwick – Geneva
MSN:
3428
YOM:
1946
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While flying southeast of Troyes, the crew encountered technical problems with the engines and was forced to attempt an emergency landing. The aircraft crash landed in a swamp located in Villemorien. All nine occupants (among them a six months old baby) were injured and the aircraft was damaged beyond.
Probable cause:
Double engine failure caused by a fuel exhaustion.

Crash of an Avro 683 Lancaster I in Champignol-lez-Mondeville: 7 killed

Date & Time: Nov 7, 1942 at 2000 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
L7546
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Langar - Langar
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
7
Circumstances:
The aircraft left RAF Langar at 1801LT on a bombing mission to Genoa, Italy. While overflying Aube by night, the bomber went out of control and crashed in an open field located in Champignol-lez-Mondeville, some 50 km southeast of Troyes. All seven occupants were killed.
Crew (207th Squadron):
P/O A. V. R. S. Wilson, pilot,
Sgt William Alfred Henry Ball, flight engineer,
F/Sgt William James Rose, navigator,
Sgt John Henry Lovell,
F/Sgt Arthur John Perrin, wireless operator and air gunner,
F/Sgt Robert Peter Strain, wireless operator and air gunner,
F/Sgt Charles Woodrow Wilson Peck, air gunner.