Incident Diamond DA40 Diamond Star F-HDIE, 10 Nov 2011
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Date:10-NOV-2011
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DA40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Diamond DA40 Diamond Star
Owner/operator:ESMA Aviation Academy
Registration: F-HDIE
MSN: D4.382
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Incident
Location:Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport, Hérault 34 -   France
Phase: Standing
Nature:Training
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
Narrative:
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°5:

At the conclusion of a local dual IFR instructional flight, the instructor and student stopped the aircraft in the parking lot for refueling. During the restart to return the aircraft to the ESMA parking lot, the engine stalled and did not restart. The drive of the low pressure fuel pump broke down.
 

Sources:

https://bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/rupture-de-lentrainement-de-la-pompe-carburant-basse-pression-lors-du-roulage-apres-latterrissagearret-moteur-en-instruction/

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Oct-2022 18:56 harro Added
30-Dec-2022 00:49 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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