NTSB Identification: DEN06WA102.
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Accident occurred Saturday, July 15, 2006 in Saint Tropez, France
Aircraft: Cessna T310R, registration: N234SA
Injuries: 1 Fatal.
This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.
On July 15, 2006, approximately 1300 UTC, an U.S. registered and British-operated Cessna T310R, N234SA, s/n 310-R1805, was destroyed when it impacted terrain, 200 meters short of the runway at the La Molle Aerodrome, Saint Tropez, France. The pilot-in-command, the sole person on board the airplane, was fatally injured in the crash. Day visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The cross country flight originated at the Ioannis Kapodistrias, Kerkyra (Corfu Island) Airport, Greece, and was en route to Marseille Provence, France.
Prior to the accident, the pilot reported having lost power on both engines. The airplane's transponder was sending the emergency code 7700. An examination of the airplane showed the airplane's gear and flaps were down when it impacted the terrain.
The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the Government of France. Any further information may be obtained from:
Bureau d'Enquetes et d'Analyses pour la securite de aviation r civile
200 rue de Paris
Aeroport du Bourget
93350 Le Bourget Cedex,
This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by, or obtained from the BEA of France.
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