Accident Piper PA-25-235 Pawnee CX-BXC-R,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200313
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Date:Monday 9 October 2017
Time:15:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-25-235 Pawnee
Registration: CX-BXC-R
MSN: 25-7956035
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Cerro Largo -   Uruguay
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: DINACIA Uruguay
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The cropduster plane crashed following a loss of engine power. The pilot survived the crash.

3.1 Probable Cause.
The pilot in command suffered a sudden reduction in power at the start of the flight, forcing him to make an emergency landing on a mountain, resulting in the accident.
3.2 Endemic causes.
Aircraft inspections - Landing lights.
The fact that the landing light casing or shield is not installed caused the landing light to fragment and enter the carburetor and engine air intake.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: DINACIA Uruguay
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
24 December 2019 CX-BXC-R Aeroagricola Noreste LTDA. 1 Río Branco, Cerro Largo w/o

Revision history:

10-Oct-2017 17:02 gerard57 Added
10-Oct-2017 17:02 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
08-Sep-2018 09:56 harro Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Source]
16-Aug-2020 13:22 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
16-Aug-2020 13:25 harro Updated [Damage, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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