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Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:mercredi 5 mars 2003
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Compagnie:Wright Stuff
Immatriculation: N9793B
Numéro de série: 208B0114
Année de Fabrication: 1988
Heures de vol:8274
Moteurs: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 1
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 3
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 4
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:1.8 km (1.1 milles) S of Creswell, OR (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En montée initiale (ICL)
Aéroport de départ:Creswell-Hobby Field Airport, OR, Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Cottage Grove State Airport, OR, Etats-Unis d'Amérique
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:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 209 days (7 months)
Accident number: SEA03LA043
Download report: Summary report
Language: English



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