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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243286
Last updated: 2 September 2021
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Date:11-SEP-2007
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DR40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robin DR.400/135CDi
Owner/operator:Vliegclub Rotterdam (VCR)
Registration: PH-SVT
MSN: 2622
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:near Stolwijk -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Hoogeveen Airfield
Destination airport:Rotterdam Airport (EHRD)
Investigating agency: Dutch Safety Board
Narrative:
During a training flight, the crew was forced to make an emergency landing in a meadow due to an engine failure. The aircraft suffered engine damage and the crew remained unharmed.

CONCLUSION
The probable cause of the engine failure was thermal overload of piston number 2 due to reduced cooling. As a result of a broken oil nozzle, the piston did not receive sufficient cooling oil. The nozzle broke off due to insufficient space between the oil spray line and piston.

Sources:

Dutch Safety Board

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: Dutch Safety Board
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 2 months
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

7 Oct 2020 PH-SVT Vliegclub Rotterdam (VCR) 0 Rotterdam/The Hague Airport (RTM/EHRD) min


Images:

Photo of PH-SVT courtesy AirHistory.net


In Flight
7 April 2019; (c) Michiel van Herten

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Sep-2020 15:54 ASN Update Bot Added
26-Oct-2020 17:24 harro Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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