NTSB Identification: MIA01WA066
Accident occurred Wednesday, January 17, 2001 in DIJON, France
Aircraft: Beech 95-55, registration:
Injuries: 4 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On January 17, 2001, about 1910 Universal Time Coordinated (2010 local), a Beech 95-55, registration F-BUTZ, registered to a private individual, crashed near Dijon, France, while on a personal flight. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed at the time, and an IFR flight plan was filed. The aircraft was destroyed. The pilot and three passengers were fatally injured. The flight was terminating at the time of the accident.

The flight originated from Edle Essen, Germany, about 1835 local, en route to Dijon, when the airplane crashed about 2 kilometers short of runway 18, near the Dijon Airport. The airplane was on final approach when it impacted the ground and burned. Witnesses had seen the airplane at low altitude before impact, and heard the engines at low rpm.

This investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of France. Any further information may be obtained from:

Bureau Enquetes-Accidents
Bat 153-Aeroport du Bourget
93352 Le Bourget Cedex, France
Telephone: 011-331-4992-7200

This report is for information purposes only and contains information released by or obtained for the Government of France.

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