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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41390
Last updated: 14 January 2022
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Date:17-APR-1995
Time:07:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P337 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna TP337G Pressurized Skymaster
Owner/operator:M C Serv Inc
Registration: N6CY
MSN: P3370121
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Portimão (LPPM) -   Portugal
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Portimao airfield (LPPM), Portugal
Destination airport:Ibiza airport, Spain (IBZ,LEIB)
Investigating agency: DGAC Portugal
Narrative:
At April 17, 1995, the aircraft CESSNA T 337G, registration N6CY, started the flight at 07H30LT at Portimão aerodrome to destination for Ibiza, Spain. In addition to the pilot in command, a passenger traveling, making a total of two occupants on board.
Flight plan ZULU included a total duration of 2:20 hours flight time, maximum range of 05:00 hours and alternative as the Palma de Mallorca airport. In the take-off run and after the second third of the runway 29, the aircraft locking, began to swerve to the left, eventually leaving the asphalt. In an attempt to lose speed, the plane continued on the left edge of the track and it was high due to the terrain slope, slightly before reaching the ditch flow, been hit with the nose gear and the left wheel of the main railway embankment the Alvor estuary. After the crash, the plane flipped, coming the fuselage to immobilize upside down and partially submerged in the lagoon. The pilot and the passenger died in the accident.

Sources:

https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001207X03374
http://www.gpiaa.gov.pt/tempfiles/20060718151450moptc.pdf
Final accident report

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: DGAC Portugal
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
06-Jul-2009 21:00 JFigueiredo Updated
14-Jan-2015 18:33 jfigueiredo Updated [Aircraft type, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Jul-2017 21:01 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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