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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228053
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150M
Owner/operator:Asian Academy of Aeronautics
Registration: 8Q-GAC
MSN: 15077763
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Near Gan International Airport -   Maldives
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Gan International Airport
Destination airport:Gan International Airport
Investigating agency: CAD Maldives
Following a loss of engine power, the aircraft force landed to the sea off Shangri-La during a training flight. The aircraft submerged, sustaining unknown but apparent substantial damage, and the two occupants onboard were not injured.

3.1.3. Causes
The aircraft could not maintain altitude to reach GAN airport due engine power loss resulting from mechanical failure of number 4 cylinder assembly.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CAD Maldives
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 9 months
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

8 Oct 2015 8Q-GAC Asian Academy of Aeronautics (AAA) 0 Gan International Airport (VRMG), Gan, Addu Atoll sub


Revision history:

09-Aug-2019 14:10 Captain Adam Added
09-Aug-2019 14:24 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Phase, Source]
09-Aug-2019 14:25 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type]
10-Aug-2019 07:55 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Embed code]
10-Aug-2019 08:10 harro Updated [Location, Source, Embed code]
24-May-2021 06:25 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-May-2021 06:25 harro Updated [Accident report]

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