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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 30279
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C340 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 340A
Registration: XB-BJU
MSN: 340-A-0773
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Brownsville International Airport, Brownsville, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Victoria, MX (UNKN)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
On the downwind leg of the VFR approach to runway 13R, the pilot reported a loss of right engine power. The pilot elected to land on runway 35. The airplane descended and landed 'very hard' on the runway. Both wings were bent downward outboard of the engine nacelles. A post accident inspection of the right engine revealed no anomalies.
Probable Cause: The hard landing of the aircraft resulting from the pilot's excessive rate of descent on the VFR approach. A factor was the loss of right engine power for an undetermined reason.



Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
24-Feb-2015 14:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
12-Dec-2017 18:17 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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