Date & Time: Feb 19, 2002 at 1815 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 421 Golden Eagle
Operator:
SOGEPA
Registration:
F-GHUY
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Artigues-de-Lussac-Toussus-le-Noble
Country:
France
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Captain / Total flying hours:
1761
Copilot / Total flying hours:
552
Circumstances:

The aircraft crashed one minute after takeoff, in a wooded area located less than 2 km from airport. All three occupants were killed. Asymetrical thrust has been revealed by French investogators. Exact cause of this asymetrical thrust could not be determined.