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Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:lundi 3 juillet 2017
Heure:18:15
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster
Compagnie:Martinaire
Immatriculation: N9714B
Numéro de série: 208B0153
Année de Fabrication: 1989
Moteurs: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 1
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 1
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Lieu de l'accident:près de Alpine-Casparis Municipal Airport, TX (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Aéroport de départ:Alpine Airport, TX (ALE), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Eagle Pass-Maverick County Airport, TX (EGP), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Détails:
A Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster cargo plane was seriously damaged in forced landing near Alpine-Casparis Municipal Airport, Texas, USA. The pilot surived the accident.
The flight departed about 18:12. While climbing through about 500 ft agl, the pilot heard a loud bang, followed by a squealing noise and an immediate loss of engine power. The pilot released back pressure on the controls and pulled the propeller control to feather. During the forced landing, the right and left wings were damaged due to impact with power poles and the airplane came to rest in a field near Highway 118.

Probable Cause:

Probable cause: "Fracture of a compressor turbine (CT) blade due to operational overtemperatures and the failure of a
maintenance technician to detect an existing crack in the CT blade during the last engine inspection."

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 11 months
Accident number: CEN17LA254
Download report: Final report

Sources:
» NewsWest9
» NTSB


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accident date: 03-07-2017
type: Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster
registration: N9714B
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accident date: 03-07-2017
type: Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster
registration: N9714B
 

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