Unfallbericht:The Cessna 208B departed Austin (AUS) at 22:51. Shortly after departure, at an altitude of about 7000 feet the engine lost power. The pilot attempted to land the airplane in a vacant field; however, the right wing collided with a utility pole, and subsequent impact with the ground. The airplane came to rest on its nose, with the top of the airplane leaning against a residential building at 2030 North County Road 122. There were no reported injuries to anyone in the building.
|Datum:||Dienstag 18 Oktober 2005|
Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster
|Betrieben durch:||Baron Aviation|
|Gemietet von :||FedEx|
|Triebwerk:|| 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1|
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0|
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1 |
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||6 km (3.8 Meilen) NE of Round Rock, TX (USA)
|Flugphase:|| Während des Fluges (ENR)|
|Flug von:||Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, TX (AUS/KAUS), USA|
|Flug nach:||Fort Worth Alliance Airport, TX (AFW/KAFW), USA|
PROBABLE CAUSE: "The loss of engine power due to the failure of the engine-driven fuel pump. A contributing factor was the inadequate inspection of the engine driven fuel pump."
» News 8 Austin
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, TX to Fort Worth Alliance Airport, TX as the crow flies is 310 km (194 miles).
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.