Accident SIAI-Marchetti S.208A I-SJAU,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170772
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Date:Sunday 2 November 2014
Time:09:10 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic S208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
SIAI-Marchetti S.208A
Owner/operator:Aero Club Cagliari
Registration: I-SJAU
MSN: 1-13
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Punta Pellaro, Reggio Calabria -   Italy
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Reggio Calabria Airport (LICR)
Destination airport:Reggio Calabria Airport (LICR)
Investigating agency: ANSV
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
About 20 minutes after take-off, the pilot noted an irregular operation of the engine, with the presence of white smoke and with indication of the oil pressure at zero. The engine then stopped and the pilot, unable to reach the airport of departure, decided to perform a forced landing on a beach near Punta Pellaro.
During landing, the aircraft struck a tree and hit the sandy surface of the beach. The two people on board came out unharmed.
The flight in question had been carried out after a series of maintenance operations carried out on the aircraft and was precisely aimed at verifying the efficiency of the same after the maintenance.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: ANSV
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years 1 month
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

02-Nov-2014 15:33 Anon. Added
02-Nov-2014 15:36 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
02-Nov-2014 15:38 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
02-Nov-2014 16:21 schore Updated [Narrative]
20-Jan-2017 07:16 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
15-Dec-2017 20:41 harro Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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