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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225031
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Date:12-MAY-2019
Time:11:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SR22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cirrus SR22T GTS G5
Owner/operator:Transport Safety Resolutions Ltd
Registration: 2-RORO
MSN: 0701
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:A40 between Raglan and Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Abergaveny
Destination airport:EGCB
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
The aircraft lost power during take off, hit some overhead power cables during a forced landing and impacting a main road between Raglan and Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales. It was consumed by the post-impact fire. The three occupants, the pilot and his two children, were pulled out of the wreckage and transported to hospital.

AAIB Conclusion:
The loss of power after takeoff experienced by 2-RORO was probably caused by over-fuelling leading to a mixture too rich for the engine. Both the engine and aircraft manufacturers have investigated cases where an engine has been over-fuelled when the aircraft is at a low altitude but with a high power setting, such as with the accident takeoff. The manufacturer developed a software modification to remove this risk by preventing the high boost/prime function being active below 10,000 ft altitude with the manifold pressure above 24 in Hg.
This software modification was embodied on 2-RORO at the time of the accident. The cause of the over-fuelling was not determined because many components of the fuel system as well as the data recorder were not located or were destroyed in the post-impact fire.

Sources:

https://www.itv.com/news/wales/2019-05-12/roads-closed-as-light-aircraft-crashes-near-abergavenny/
https://twitter.com/TrafficWalesS/status/1127531548264341506
https://metro.co.uk/2019/05/12/small-plane-crashes-dual-carriageway-9501477/
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-48243610
https://news.sky.com/story/amp/plane-crashes-on-to-dual-carriageway-in-abergavenny-11717902?fbclid=IwAR3NtxEnc2WuEK_Sp0xEOAqe5pKQE_kDKx_x0q1QK4JEmmKwbikD3VOY0wQ
https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/778306/a40-plane-crash-wales-Abergavenny-delays-dual-carriageway-injuries
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https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/9039489 (photo)

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year 1 month
Download report: Final report

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Photo: AAIB

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-May-2019 11:19 Captain Adam Added
12-May-2019 11:30 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
12-May-2019 12:00 RobertMB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-May-2019 12:00 RobertMB Updated [Damage]
12-May-2019 12:36 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Narrative]
12-May-2019 14:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Nature, Embed code, Narrative]
12-May-2019 14:21 swat Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
12-May-2019 14:22 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator]
12-May-2019 15:10 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
12-May-2019 15:13 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Narrative]
12-May-2019 16:01 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
12-May-2019 18:54 Mog2000 Updated [Departure airport]
12-May-2019 19:25 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
12-May-2019 19:26 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
12-May-2019 19:34 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
12-May-2019 20:20 RobertMB Updated [Location, Narrative]
16-Oct-2019 07:02 Anon. Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
19-Jun-2020 06:29 harro Updated [Narrative, Photo, Accident report, ]

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