Three Die in French Plane Crash
On August 8, 2013, a Massif Central Aviation Socata TBM700N with 3 aboard was en route from Toussus Le-Novle to Clermont-Ferrand.
The plane crashed with tourists aboard, in the town of Vertaizon, at 9:40 a.m. The tourists were a brother and sister. Everyone aboard, including the pilot, was over 70 years old. The BEA is investigating.
The plane and it’s engine shattered on impact, leaving a debris field of a hundred square meters
Bad weather—low ceiling, low visibility and a very heavy rain—and mechanical problems are suspected to be behind the crash.