Narrative:A Fokker F-27 cargo plane was damaged in an accident at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG), France.
|Status:||Preliminary - official|
|Date:||Friday 25 October 2013|
Fokker F-27 Friendship 500F
|Operating for:||Europe Airpost|
|C/n / msn:|| 10373|
|First flight:|| 1968-10-04 (45 years 1 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 532-7|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) ( France)
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
|Departure airport:||Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG), France|
|Destination airport:||Dole-Jura Airport (DLE/LFGJ), France|
Europe Airpost flight FPO5921 departed Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG), France on a regular night time mail flight to Dole-Jura Airport (DLE), France.
A few minutes after takeoff the left hand (no. 1) Rolls-Royce Dart 532-7 engine suffered an uncontained failure. This resulted in the loss of the propeller and the front part of the engine.
Propeller blades sliced through the fuselage of the airplane, exiting on the other side. A safe emergency landing was carried out back at Paris-CDG at 01:20.
Forced landing on runway
Video, social media
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 Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport to Dole-Jura Airport as the crow flies is 304 km (190 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.