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Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:miércoles 5 marzo 2003
Hora:11:50
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operador:Wright Stuff
Registración: N9793B
Numéro de série: 208B-0114
Año de Construcción: 1988
Horas Totales de la Célula:8274
Motores: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:1.8 km (1.1 milles) S of Creswell, OR (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Privado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Creswell-Hobby Field Airport, OR, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cottage Grove State Airport, OR, Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
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

Fuentes:
» 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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