Vliegtuigongeval op 16 JUN 1996 met Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-400 OE-FDI - Hoogeveen
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:zondag 16 juni 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-400
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Pink Aviation Services
Registratie: OE-FDI
Constructienummer: SH.1869
Bouwjaar: 1969
Motoren: 2 Garrett TPE331-2-201A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Hoogeveen (   Nederland)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Parachute
Vliegveld van vertrek:Hoogeveen Airfield (EHHO), Nederland
Vliegveld van aankomst:Hoogeveen Airfield (EHHO), Nederland
Beschrijving:
The Skyvan was hired for Para dropping purposes at Hoogeveen. In order to carry the maximum number of paras, a calculation was made prior to every flight in order to establish the acceptable minimum amount of fuel for the flight. During the 6th flight that day both engines quit while climbing. All paras were ordered to jump immediately. Thinking they had an engine failure, the crew tried to light one engine, but didn't succeed. A forced landing was carried out in a potato-field 500 m short of Hoogeveen Airport.

Probable Cause:

PROBALE CAUSE: Fuel exhaustion. Two days prior to the accident a mistake was made in the fuel-calculation. The mistake went unnoticed because the calculations were not checked against the actual amount of fuel.

Bronnen:
» Piloot & Vliegtuig Apr. 1997 (62-65)
» Scramble 206
» Scramble 208


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photo of Shorts-SC-7-Skyvan-3-400-SX-BBN
accident date: 16-06-1996
type: Shorts SC-7 Skyvan 3-400
registration: SX-BBN
 

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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