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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210699
Last updated: 22 December 2020
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Time:06:35 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic LNC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lancair IV-P
Registration: SE-XRU
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:2 km north of Grenaa (EKGR) -   Denmark
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Aarhus (EKAH)
Destination airport:Kjeller (ENKJ)
Investigating agency: HCL Denmark
During climb, the oil pressure indication decreased to just above the low pressure red line. The pilot reduced the manifold pressure and diverted back towards Aarhus (EKAH). Before reaching EKAH, the pilot had to stop the engine and land in an agricultural field. The aircraft was substantially damaged.
It has not been possible for the AIB to determine positively the root cause of the engine failure. Findings from the engine inspections and the engine examination pointed towards engine failure due to oil starvation.
However, there was no firm conclusion, why the oil level decreased to a level, which caused the engine to fail.
The accident occurred in daylight and under visual meteorological conditions (VMC).


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: HCL Denmark
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 12 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

09-May-2018 17:38 harro Added

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