ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 171404
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Narrative:The pilot stated that, just after takeoff, as the airplane climbed through about 35 ft above ground level, the engine began to gradually lose power. Unable to restore power, the pilot made a forced landing in an area of densely populated trees. During the forced landing, the airplane sustained substantial damage to the wings and fuselage.
Helio H-295 Super Courier
|Owner/operator:||Wright Air Service|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||East of Minto Al Wright Airport (51Z), Minto, AK -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Take off|
|Nature:||Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi|
|Departure airport:||Nenana, AK (PVT)|
|Destination airport:||Fairbanks, AK (PAFA)|
|Investigating agency: ||NTSB|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
A postaccident examination revealed no evidence of any preimpact mechanical anomalies with the airplane’s engine or systems. The engine was subsequently started and then operated while still mounted on the airplane’s airframe. No anomalies were observed during its operation, and the engine produced full factory-specified rpm.
Probable Cause: The partial loss of engine power for reasons that could not be determined because postaccident examination of the engine revealed no evidence of any preimpact mechanical anomalies.
FAA register: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=6465V
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|Investigating agency: ||NTSB |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Download report: || Final report|
Other occurrences involving this aircraft
|23 Aug 1997
||Wright Air Service Inc.
||1,000 foot long gravel bar, 78 miles N of Fort Yukon, Alaska
|28 Feb 2005
||Wright Air Service
||40 mi SE of Fairbanks, AK
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