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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248024
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Type:Silhouette image of generic RALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Morane Saulnier MS893
Owner/operator:Vol à Voile Montagne Noire - VVMN
Registration: F-BTPC
MSN: 11983
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Montagne Noire Airport -   France
Phase: Approach
Nature:Banner and glider towing
Departure airport:La Montagne Noire Airfield (LFMG)
Destination airport:La Montagne Noire Airfield (LFMG)
Investigating agency: BEA
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
After a glider tow flight and at the end of the downwind leg, the pilot was looking for the glider which was in the traffic pattern when the plane entered a layer of cloud. The pilot lost control of the plane and recovered it several times before managing to exit the layer of cloud. He landed at Revel aerodrome.



Photo of F-BTPC courtesy

Compiègne - Margny (LFAD)
25 May 2012; (c) Peter de Jong

Revision history:

20-Feb-2021 13:03 harro Added

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