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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 221550
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Time:12:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP
Owner/operator:Carver Aviation
Registration: VT-RDX
MSN: 172S8045
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pune District, Baramati, Maharashtra -   India
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Baramati Airport, Pune district
Destination airport:Baramati Airport, Pune district
Investigating agency: AAIB India
The trainer plane crashed under unknown circumstances shortly after takeoff. Apparently there was an engine failure. The pilot sustained minor injuries.

On 4 May 2015 the airplane was involved in another accident. See:

Probable Cause
The cause of the accident was fuel exhaustion leading to loss of engine power.
Contributing factors
Not performing a complete pre-flight inspection leading to an inadequate evaluation of the fuel on board.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB India
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

05-Feb-2019 09:02 gerard57 Added
05-Feb-2019 09:46 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
05-Feb-2019 10:21 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
05-Feb-2019 11:38 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Embed code]
05-Feb-2019 15:54 Geno Updated [Location, Departure airport, Embed code]
06-Feb-2019 18:57 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
07-Oct-2020 08:26 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Oct-2020 08:27 harro Updated [Source, Accident report]

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