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Datum:woensdag 5 maart 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Wright Stuff
Registratie: N9793B
Constructienummer: 208B0114
Bouwjaar: 1988
Aantal vlieguren:8274
Motoren: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:1.8 km (1.1 mijl) S of Creswell, OR (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Privťvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Creswell-Hobby Field Airport, OR, Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Cottage Grove State Airport, OR, Verenigde Staten
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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