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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 241274
Last updated: 30 September 2020
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Date:12-SEP-2020
Time:c. 15:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robin DR.400/120 Dauphin 2+2
Owner/operator:Aéroclub du bassin d’Arcachon
Registration: F-GIKZ
C/n / msn: 1961
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Gujan-Mestras -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Arcachon/La Teste-de-Buch Airfield (XAC/LFCH)
Destination airport:Arcachon/La Teste-de-Buch Airfield (XAC/LFCH)
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
A Robin DR.400/120 Dauphin 2+2 crashed under unknown circumstances about 2 kilometers after takeoff and was destroyed by fire.
The pilot, a father and his two nine-year-old daughters died.

Sources:

https://actu.fr/nouvelle-aquitaine/gujan-mestras_33199/gironde-un-crash-d-avion-fait-quatre-morts-sur-le-bassin-d-arcachon-et-provoque-un-feu-de-foret_36076342.html
https://www.sudouest.fr/2020/09/12/gironde-plusieurs-victimes-dans-le-crash-d-un-aeronef-a-gujan-mestras-7838178-2904.php
https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/nouvelle-aquitaine/gironde/arcachon/accident-mortel-gironde-avion-tourisme-s-ecrase-gujan-mestras-trois-morts-1872570.html
BEA

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/2/80724_1186405067.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Sep-2020 14:00 gerard57 Added
12-Sep-2020 14:53 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
12-Sep-2020 15:20 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Sep-2020 20:16 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
12-Sep-2020 23:12 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
13-Sep-2020 06:32 snip Updated [Embed code]
13-Sep-2020 07:18 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Embed code, Narrative]
13-Sep-2020 07:21 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
13-Sep-2020 08:12 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
13-Sep-2020 09:02 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]

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