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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220389
Last updated: 4 January 2020
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Time:11:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft C23 Sundowner
Owner/operator:MG Management
Registration: F-OJCA
C/n / msn: M-1788
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:La Coulée, Saint-François -   Guadeloupe
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Saint Francois Airport (SFC/TFFC)
Destination airport:Les Saintes
Investigating agency: BEA
The pilot, accompanied by two passengers, takes off from Saint-François to Les Saintes. At about 300 ft, he noticed a decrease in engine power. The plane began to lose height and the pilot decided to land straight ahead, in the water closest to the shore. The plane landed about 15 m from shore in shallow water.
It was not possible to determine the cause of the engine power reduction. The conduct of the engine tests before take-off could have allowed the pilot to detect an anomaly.



Bea Aero France_______________________

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BEA
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 10 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

31-Dec-2018 21:18 gerard57 Added
31-Dec-2018 21:19 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
31-Dec-2018 22:19 RobertMB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source]
31-Dec-2018 22:39 Geno Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
31-Dec-2018 23:26 Iceman 29 Updated [Location]
31-Dec-2018 23:40 Iceman 29 Updated [Operator, Location, Country, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
01-Jan-2019 11:53 harro Updated [Location, Country, Embed code]
01-Jan-2019 16:33 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
01-Jan-2019 16:45 Iceman 29 Updated [Photo]
02-Jan-2019 23:32 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
19-Mar-2019 00:23 Iceman 29 Updated [Country, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
14-Nov-2019 15:39 harro Updated [Location, Country, Departure airport, Embed code, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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