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Last updated: 9 December 2021
Datum:vrijdag 4 september 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Registratie: N807LA
Constructienummer: 20800026
Bouwjaar: 1985
Aantal vlieguren:222
Motoren: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Bulverde, TX (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:San Antonio International Airport, TX (SAT/KSAT), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Dallas-Love Field, TX (DAL/KDAL), Verenigde Staten
After leveling at 5500 feet, the standby power annunciator light illuminated, followed by loss of oil pressure. The pilot turned back toward the airport, but there was a progressive loss of engine power and the prop went to a feathered position. During an emergency landing at night, the aircraft hit a power line and trees, then crashed.

Probable Cause:

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows:
lubricating system,oil scavenge pump..loose
lubricating system,oil scavenge pump..jammed
lubricating system,oil scavenge pump..failure,total

Contributing Factors:
light condition..night

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Accident number: FTW87FA208
Download report: Summary report


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen San Antonio International Airport, TX en Dallas-Love Field, TX bedraagt 397 km (248 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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