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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243791
Last updated: 21 October 2020
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Date:10-OCT-2020
Time:c. 16:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robin DR.400/140 Major
Owner/operator:Aéroclub ASPTT Poitiers
Registration: F-BXEU
C/n / msn: 1023
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Loches -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Poitiers-Biard Airport (PIS/LFBI)
Destination airport:Poitiers-Biard Airport (PIS/LFBI)
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
A Robin DR.400/140 Major (F-BXEU) and an Alpi Pioneer 300 (37AHH) crashed near Loches, France, following a mid-air collision. All five occupants died in the accident.
The DR.400 had departed Poitiers-Biard Airport (PIS/LFBI) while the Pioneer departed Chatellerault/Targe Airfield (LFCA) for an overflight of several castles in the Loire area.
After the collision, the Pioneer crashed on a stone fence and burst into flames. The DR.400 impacted vegetation.

Sources:

https://www.lanouvellerepublique.fr/loches/loches-crash-d-un-aeronef-a-la-sortie-du-centre-ville
https://www.francebleu.fr/infos/faits-divers-justice/collision-mortelle-entre-un-ulm-et-un-avion-de-tourisme-a-loches-quatre-decestour-1602347750
https://www.fr24news.com/fr/a/2020/10/horreur-dun-accident-davion-en-france-cinq-morts-dans-une-collision-en-vol-impliquant-deux-avions-de-tourisme-monde-nouvelles.html

http://www.acaspttpoitiers.fr/avions.html

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Oct-2020 16:55 gerard57 Added
10-Oct-2020 17:04 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
10-Oct-2020 17:29 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
10-Oct-2020 17:32 harro Updated [Operator]
10-Oct-2020 18:05 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
10-Oct-2020 18:05 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
10-Oct-2020 18:21 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
10-Oct-2020 19:45 harro Updated [Category]
11-Oct-2020 09:20 gerard57 Updated [Departure airport, Source, Category]
11-Oct-2020 10:03 RobertMB Updated [Time, Departure airport, Narrative]
12-Oct-2020 05:53 harro Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]

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