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Last updated: 25 November 2020
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Freitag 5 März 2004
Zeit:17:55
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic D28D model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier Do 28D-2 Skyservant
Fluggesellschaft:Aeropacifico
Kennzeichen: HC-CBK
Werknummer: 4080
Baujahr:
Betriebsstunden:2977
Triebwerk: 2 Lycoming IGSO-540-A1E
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 12
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 14
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:23 km (14.4 Meilen) S of Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport (GYE) (   Ecuador)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Machala Airport (MCH/SEMH), Ecuador
Flug nach:Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport (GYE/SEGU), Ecuador
Unfallbericht:
The Do 28D-2 Skyservant was en route between Machala and Guayaquil, Ecuador at 6000 feet when it entered an area of rainy weather. When 37 miles from the Guayaquil VOR the no. 1 engine lost power and stopped.
The pilot continued flight at 600 ft altitude and at a speed of 80 knots. He tried to relight the engine but did not succeed. After entering another area of rain the right hand engine also began to loose power. The pilot was not able to maintain altitude and carried out a forced landing in a river.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
The possible failure of the left engine (#1) oil pressure pump which led to the abrupt stop of the engine and loss of engine power on the right engine (#2).
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS:
- Inadequate location to carry out the emergency landing.
- Loss of altitude.
- Weather conditions present at the time of the emergency.
- Failure to perform overhaul to the left engine (#1) oil pressure pump.



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Distance from Machala Airport to Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport as the crow flies is 123 km (77 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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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