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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 142033
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Time:13:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic VELO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Velocity XL-5 RG Turbo
Registration: SP-YXY
MSN: 3RX131
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Marcardsmoor, Near Wiesmoor -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Kiel-Holtenau (EDHK)
Destination airport:Leer-Papenburg (EDWF)
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Forced landing in a field. It broke through a fence, skidded across a road and finally stopped about 80 meters further on. The polish-registred aircraft was on the way from Kiel-Holtenau - EDHK to Leer-Papenburg - EDWF.
The aircraft suffered substantial damages. Nobody was injured.

The engine had lost power while on approach at 1400 feet. Examination of the cockpit showed the "Low Fuel" indicator illuminated and the digital fuel gauges for the right and left tank indicating "0". The remaining endurance calculator listed 0:00 hours remaining. Examination of the engine compartment did not present evidence of fuel or oil loss and both tanks were free of damage.




Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report



Revision history:

23-Jan-2012 11:20 copi Added
23-Jan-2012 11:23 harro Updated [Narrative]
23-Jan-2012 13:16 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
23-Jan-2012 13:17 Alpine Flight Updated [Narrative]
24-Jan-2012 12:01 PC12 Updated [Source]
15-Mar-2012 12:37 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Oct-2020 11:47 valiair Updated [Narrative, Accident report]

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