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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162675
Last updated: 12 May 2020
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Date:09-DEC-2013
Time:15:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C140 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 140
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: LX-DIS
C/n / msn: 140-12409
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Luxembourg Filsdorf -   Luxembourg
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:ELLX
Destination airport:ELLX
Narrative:
The plane, a Cessna 140 (LX-DIS), forced landed in a field at Luxembourg Filsdorf and flipped over. Both occupants escaped uninjured.

CONCLUSIONS
After a loss of engine power on a cross-country flight, the pilot performed an off-airport emergency landing in a crop field. During rollout, the aircraft nosed over at low speed and sustained damage to the propeller, the vertical stabilizer and the left hand wing and strut.
The post-accident engine inspection revealed important material wear and the failure of the connecting rod bearing of cylinder Nr. 4.

Sources:

http://news.rtl.lu/news/national/492964.html
http://aet.gouvernement.lu/content/dam/gouv_aet/l-administration/aviation-civile/aet-aviation-safety-investigation-report-lx-dis-final.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Dec-2013 18:01 Anon. Added
09-Dec-2013 18:02 harro Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
09-Dec-2013 18:56 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
12-May-2020 08:44 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]
12-May-2020 08:45 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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