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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172366
Last updated: 8 August 2019
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Date:17-MAY-2014
Time:11:20 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C152 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna F152 II
Owner/operator:Aerolub Limburgse Vleugels
Registration: OO-ANM
C/n / msn: 152-81455
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:near Genk-Zwartberg Airfield (EBZW) -   Belgium
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Ursel Airport (EBUL)
Destination airport:Genk-Zwartberg Airfield (EBZW)
Investigating agency: AAIU Belgium
Narrative:
Upon reaching the destination airfield after a navigation flight, the engine of a Cessna 152 airplane coughed, and stopped working. The airplane was damaged as a result of the emergency landing.
The two pilots climbed out the airplane, uninjured

Cause
The cause of the accident is the engine failure due to fuel starvation.
Contributing factors:
The poor reliability of fuel gauges.

Sources:

1. http://www.mobilit.belgium.be/nl/binaries/14-1_tcm466-260929.pdf
2. https://www.ebzw.be/fleet.html

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: AAIU Belgium
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 11 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2014 20:54 harro Added
06-Mar-2015 05:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
25-Apr-2018 19:37 harro Updated [Narrative]

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