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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17001
 
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Date:28-MAR-2008
Time:13:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-8
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N130X
MSN: 81288
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:near the DeLand Municipal Airport, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:DeLand, FL (DED)
Destination airport:Port Orange, FL (7FL6)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
During takeoff at 300 feet with the fuel selector positioned to the left tank and an adequate supply of non-contaminated fuel in that tank, the engine experienced a loss of engine power. The pilot maneuvered for a forced landing in a clearing and while descending for a forced landing, the airplane collided with a power line then the ground. The airplane then rolled across a ditch. There were no obstructions of the fuel supply or fuel vent lines for the left fuel tank. Examination of the engine after the accident showed no evidence of failure or malfunction of the engine or engine accessories.
Probable Cause: The loss of engine power for undetermined reasons. Contributing to the accident was the unsuitable terrain for a forced landing.

Sources:

NTSB

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 months
Download report: Final report
Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Mar-2008 12:27 Fusko Added
31-Mar-2008 12:29 harro Updated
01-Dec-2016 10:18 junior sjc Updated [Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:13 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:14 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:16 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:20 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
03-Dec-2017 10:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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