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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238206
Last updated: 17 July 2020
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Date:10-JUL-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robin DR400/180 Régent
Owner/operator:Aéroclub Thouarsais
Registration: F-GAOB
C/n / msn: 1195
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Noizé -   France
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Colmar-Belfort Chaux Airfield (LFGG)
Destination airport:Colmar-Belfort Chaux Airfield (LFGG)
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
The pilot was carrying out runway circuits. As he turned onto the base leg, he decided to switch from the right wing fuel tank to the rear fuel tank. While doing this, the engine lost power. The pilot then decided to select the right wing fuel tank again and the engine shut down. He located a field which had not been harvested and landed in it. At the end of the run, the aeroplane tipped forward.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/arret-du-moteur-lors-du-changement-de-reservoir-dessence-atterrissage-force-en-campagne-basculeme-1/


Revision history:

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17-Jul-2020 19:34 harro Added

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