ASN Aircraft accident Dassault Falcon 20E 309/F-UGWP Élancourt
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Date:Monday 2 December 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic FA20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Falcon 20E
Operator:L'Armée de L'Air
Registration: 309/F-UGWP
MSN: 309
First flight: 1975
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Élancourt (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Luxeuil-St-Sauveur Airport (LFSX), France
Destination airport:Villacoublay/Vélizy Airport (VIY/LFPV), France
Crashed following engine problems, some 15 km west of Villacoublay Air Base.
The airplane struck the concrete barrier of tennis courts located along the RN 10 highway, it then bounced and crashes on the top of a hill. A fire erupted.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Luxeuil-St-Sauveur Airport to Villacoublay/Vélizy Airport as the crow flies is 325 km (203 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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