Accident to the Piper PA18 registered F-GNMD on 23/11/2021 at Biscarosse

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Vol local Hydrobase de Biscarosse (40).

Lors de l'amerrissage, l'avion touche la surface de l'eau avec un seul flotteur. Celui-ci se rompt, l'avion se retourne et coule. Les occupants parviennent à évacuer l'avion.

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Local flight at Biscarosse hydrobase.

During sea-landing, the aeroplane touched the surface of the water with only one float. The float broke, the aeroplane turned over and sank. The occupants managed to evacuate the aeroplane.