Date & Time: Aug 9, 2007 at 1201 LT
Operator:
Registration:
F-OIQI
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Moorea-Papeete
MSN:
608
YOM:
1979
Flight number:
QE1121
Region:
Oceania
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
19
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
20
Captain / Total flying hours:
3514
Captain / Total hours on type:
298
Aircraft flight hours:
30833
Aircraft flight cycles:
55044
Circumstances:
Flight QE1121 was scheduled from Moorea-Temae to Papeete-Faaa airport, duration of flight was 7 minutes. Few seconds after takeoff, while flying at low altitude, pilot lost control of the aircraft which ditched in the sea and sank immediately. All 20 occupants were killed. A control cable broke after lift off, causing the accident.