Bird strike Incident Dassault Mirage 2000-5F F-UGES / 73, 05 Jun 2013
ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156303
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Time:18:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MIR2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Dassault Mirage 2000-5F
Owner/operator:EC 1/2 Armee de l'Air
Registration: F-UGES / 73
MSN: 311
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Montcourt -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Luxeuil Air Base - BA 116 (LFSX)
Destination airport:Luxeuil Air Base - BA 116 (LFSX)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Dassault military jet Mirage 2000-5FR crashed near Montcourt (Epinal), France.
The pilot was able to eject safely just before the crash.
The officer in charge confirmed that a bird strike (inside of the jet engine) was the reason of the crash.


Revision history:

05-Jun-2013 14:09 yfpilote Added
06-Jun-2013 02:03 yfpilote Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2013 04:27 Black Typhoon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
06-Jun-2013 08:04 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport]
17-Aug-2015 14:57 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
06-Oct-2018 19:37 JF Updated [Operator, Source]
23-Dec-2019 17:10 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
01-Apr-2022 19:47 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Cn, Country]
22-Jun-2022 01:01 Ron Averes Updated [Country]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2023 Flight Safety Foundation

701 N. Fairfax St., Ste. 250
Alexandria, Virginia 22314