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Last updated: 17 October 2017
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:vendredi 9 mai 2008
Heure:20:45
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster
Operated by:CSA Air
On behalf of:FedEx Express
Immatriculation: N893FE
Numéro de série: 208B-0223
Année de Fabrication: 1990
Moteurs: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 1
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 1
Dégats de l'appareil: Détruit
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Ada, MI (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Aéroport de départ:Traverse City Airport, MI (TVC/KTVC), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Grand Rapids-Gerald R. Ford International Airport, MI (GRR/KGRR), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Numéro de vol:7343
Détails:
A Cessna 208B, N893FE, operated by CSA Air, sustained substantial damage during a forced landing following a loss of engine power near Ada, Michigan. The airplane was on a visual approach to runway 26L at the Grand Rapids-Gerald R. Ford International Airport, MI (GRR). The cargo flight was operating in visual meteorological conditions and was on an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight plan. The pilot was not injured. The flight originated from the Traverse City Airport, MI (TVC) about 20:00.
The airplane touched down in a field of tall grass and impacted trees at the edge of the field. The left wing was separated from the fuselage at the wing root. The right wing was separated about mid-span. The nose landing gear had collapsed and the propeller blades were all bent rearward with little evidence of rotation

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "A loss of engine power for undetermined reasons."

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 11 months
Accident number: CHI08LA129
Download report: Summary report

Sources:
» WoodTV
» NTSB


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Plan
Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Traverse City Airport, MI et Grand Rapids-Gerald R. Ford International Airport, MI est de 205 km (128 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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