Vliegtuigongeval op 28 OCT 2022 met Embraer EMB-110C Bandeirante FAU-583 - Montevideo-Carrasco Airport (MVD)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:vrijdag 28 oktober 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110C Bandeirante
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya - FAU
Registratie: FAU-583
Constructienummer: 110082
Bouwjaar: 1975
Aantal vlieguren:14634
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Groot
Plaats:Montevideo-Carrasco Airport (MVD) (   Uruguay)
Fase: Taxi (TXI)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Montevideo-Carrasco Airport (MVD/SUMU), Uruguay
Vliegveld van aankomst:Maldonado-Capitan Corbeta C.A. Curbelo International Airport (SULS), Uruguay
An Embraer EMB-110C Bandeirante impacted a building and a pole on the apron at Montevideo-Carrasco Airport, Uruguay.
The nose became wedged between the building and the pole, causing significant damage.

The aircraft suffered from a recurring malfunction involving gear retraction. The maintenance crew checked the mechanical operation of the landing gear but failed to find any issues.
In fact, it was a hydraulic pump that was having intermittent problems. It is highly probable that the moisture and hydraulic fluid contamination inside the pump caused the instability in the operation, to the point of short-circuiting the pump, denying the regular supply (7 PSI) of fluid to the main engine pumps. This condition favored the emptying of hydraulic fluid and pressure from the line that feeds the main pumps.
The crew did not detect an abnormal behavior of the hydraulic system at the beginning of the taxi, since there was an acceptable level of control over the use of the steering and the brakes. This was due to the fact that the pressure in the accumulators was consumed, which are of limited use and once discharged there was no pressure for the steering nor for the brakes.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: FAU-DSV
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 80 days (3 months)
Accident number: 01/22
Download report: Final 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 Montevideo-Carrasco Airport en Maldonado-Capitan Corbeta C.A. Curbelo International Airport bedraagt 85 km (53 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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