On October 9, 2004, at 1240 universal coordinated time, a Piper PA-46-310P, N20VP, collided with the terrain 8 miles south of Dijon Longvic Airport (LFSD), Dijon, France, while en route to Chateau La Chassagne, Dijon (Burgundy), France. The private instrument rated pilot and three passengers were fatally injured. The airplane was substantially damaged. The flight originated at the Ostend/Bruges International Airport (EBOS), Ostend, Belgium. The airplane flew an instrument approach to LFSD and was continuing under visual flight rules to the private airstrip at Chateau La Chassagne.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the French Government. Further information may be obtained from:

Bureau d'Enquetes et d'Analyses
pour la Securite de l'Aviation Civile
Aeroport du Bourget
93352 le Bourget Cedex

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by or obtained from the BEA.

Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsis
Return to Query Page