Accident Cessna 152 F-GTUC, Friday 12 September 1980
ASN logo
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Friday 12 September 1980
Time:c. 12h 40
Type:Silhouette image of generic C152 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 152
Registration: F-GTUC
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Vosges -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Private airfield near Bar-le-Duc
Destination airport:?
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The Cessna flew into the side of a Vosges mountain while flying in difficult weather conditions.
The aircraft experienced a CFIT. There were no loss of control prior to the impact.
The bodies were recovered on September 21.
Some sources suppose it was a suicide. The pilot and owner of the Cessna was dealing with important financial difficulties and tried to hang himself two weeks prior to the crash. The other occupant was his wife.


"Deux personnes tuées dans le crash d'un Cessna: les corps enfin retrouvés", L'Est républicain du 22 septembre 1980.

Revision history:

28-Jan-2012 11:31 VIctor Added
29-Apr-2012 12:23 VIctor Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314