Accident Diamond DA40D Diamond Star F-GVRJ, 12 Aug 2012
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Time:21:16 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DA40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Diamond DA40D Diamond Star
Owner/operator:Aero Club Herault Languedoc Roussilon
Registration: F-GVRJ
MSN: D4.103
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Frontignan -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport (MPL/LFMT)
Destination airport:Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport (MPL/LFMT)
Investigating agency: BEA
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
In October 2009, October 2010 and eleven times from September 2011 to September 2012, low pressure fuel pump failures occurred on aircraft equipped with Thielert TAE 125-02-99 engines. These failures, while having different failure modes, all resulted in the loss of pump drive. The engine then stopped due to lack of fuel supply.

Event n°11:

Returning from a local flight with 3 passengers, at the approach of the night, the pilot noted the stop of the engine. He made a forced landing in a vineyard. The plane was destroyed.



20:29 LT after accident occurred

Revision history:

14-Aug-2012 07:53 karyan70 Added
14-Aug-2012 14:55 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
26-Mar-2017 18:26 Anon. Updated [Narrative, Photo, ]
14-Apr-2017 06:51 Anon. Updated [Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Oct-2022 19:10 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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