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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 5 März 2003
Zeit:11:50
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Fluggesellschaft:Wright Stuff
Kennzeichen: N9793B
Werknummer: 208B-0114
Baujahr: 1988
Betriebsstunden:8274
Triebwerk: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:1.8 km (1.1 Meilen) S of Creswell, OR (   USA)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Privat
Flug von:Creswell-Hobby Field Airport, OR, USA
Flug nach:Cottage Grove State Airport, OR, USA
Unfallbericht:
Shortly after takeoff from Creswell at an altitude of 1,000 feet agl a total loss of engine power occurred, necessitating a forced landing. The airplane touched down uneventfully in an open pasture, but subsequently impacted trees at the end of a field resulting in substantial damage to the aircraft.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Water contamination in the fuel system which resulted in a loss of engine power during the initial climb after takeoff, and the pilot's inadequate pre-flight inspection. Trees were a factor."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 209 days (7 months)
Accident number: SEA03LA043
Download report: Summary report

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB SEA03LA043


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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