CEN11WA214
CEN11WA214

On February 26, 2011, at 1415 coordinated universal time, a Cessna P210N, French registered F-GMGF, was destroyed when it impacted terrain under unknown circumstances near Armetieres sur Avre, France. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The pilot and one passenger were fatally injured. The flight originated from Rouen Vallee de Sein (LFOP), France, and was en route to Montpellier (LFMT), France.

The French investigators received reports that the airplane descended at a rapid rate from flight level 170. The wreckage was located in wooded terrain, scattered over several kilometers.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the French government. This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by or obtained from the French government or Bureau d’Enquêtes et d’Analyses. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau
Bureau d’Enquêtes et d’Analyses
Zone Sud
200 rue de Paris
Aêroport du Bourget
93350 Le Bourget Cedex
France

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