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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 188991
Last updated: 17 November 2021
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Date:01-AUG-2016
Time:08:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic G164 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-164B Ag-Cat
Owner/operator:Aero Agrícola del Pacifico S.A.
Registration: YS-327A
MSN: 218B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Santa Clara, San Luis Talpa, La Paz -   El Salvador
Phase: En route
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Las Micas
Destination airport:Hacienda Santa Clara
Investigating agency: AAC El Salvador
Narrative:
The aircraft flipped over during a forced landing after part of the propeller had separated.

Probable cause:
The 777359 series blade has a complete transverse fracture, with a 15-inch section separation measured from the blade tip. The fracture pattern is typical and consistent with a fatigue fracture from a crack. This crack started near the blade leading edge and spread to the center of the blade due to the load cycles up to the time of the sudden fracture (the day of the accident).

Sources:

https://www.laprensagrafica.com/elsalvador/Se-accidenta-avioneta-en-Tonacatepeque-20180125-0013.html

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AAC El Salvador
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

26 Jul 2021 YS-327A Aero Agrícola del Pacifico 0 Lote el Chorral, hacienda Tihuilocoyo sub

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Aug-2016 06:34 harro Added
05-Aug-2016 07:26 Anon. Updated [Embed code, Damage]
22-Apr-2020 07:30 harro Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Phase, Narrative]
22-Apr-2020 07:32 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Accident report, ]
13-Aug-2021 12:58 harro Updated [Registration, Damage]

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