On December 29, 2006, at 1539 UTC, a Piper PA-28-161, French registration F-GHBK, operated by ABC De La Region De Chelles, was destroyed during cruise fligh when the airplane struck power lines and subsequently impacted mountainous terrain in the Cantal Region of France. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. the pilot, the sole person on board the airplane was fatally injured. The cross-country flight originated at Chelles Le Pin, France, and was en route to Aurillac, France.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the Government of France. Any further information my be obtained from:

Bureau d'Enquetes et d'Analyses pour la Securite de l'Aviation civile
Batiment 153
Aeroport du Bourget
93350 Le Bourget

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

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