Date & Time: Jan 17, 1979
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Shortly after takeoff from Cherbourg-Maupertus Airport, while in initial climb, engine problems forced the crew to attempt an emergency landing. The aircraft crash landed in an open field near the airport and came to rest. There were no casualties.
The crew was forced to attempt an emergency landing after one of the propeller mistakenly auto-feathered during initial climb.