Accident Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk F-GFYX, Wednesday 7 January 1998
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Date:Wednesday 7 January 1998
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk
Registration: F-GFYX
MSN: 38-80A0068
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Cannes-Mandelieu Airport, Alpes-Maritimes 06 -   France
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Cannes Mandelieu (LFMD)
Destination airport:Cannes Mandelieu (LFMD)
Investigating agency: BEA
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The student made a few circuits of the airfield. In the final circuit, considering himself a little too high, he took a slight nose down attitude, reduced power. Landing too fast, the aircraft bounced into contact with the track and then falls back on the front. The aircraft veered to the left and off the track.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BEA
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
04-Mar-2012 12:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
22-Jun-2013 08:47 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport]
21-Nov-2022 20:45 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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