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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 24545
Last updated: 4 December 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna U206F
Owner/operator:Aero Laon Location SARL
Registration: F-GPRM
C/n / msn: U20602125
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Les Sables-d'Olonne Talmont Airport, Le Château-d'Olonne, Vendee -   France
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Les Sables-d'Olonne Talmont Airport (LSO/LFOO)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BEA
According to a rough translation from French Into English of the original BEA France accident report:

"On take-off on runway 07, during the rotation, the pilot finds that the Elevator is blocked. He decides to interrupt the take-off. The The left main landing gear bursts mid-track during braking emergency. Considering that it will not be able to immobilize the aircraft before the end Of the runway, the pilot decides to continue the take-off and

The plane fails to take off, crosses the fence of the airfield, a hedge, A ditch, a field and a road. He finishes his race in a fallow field About one hundred yards from the runway end. When the wreckage is examined, the control cable of the Depth is found broken near its attachment to the compensator.

The metallurgical examination shows that the rupture took place during a Prolonged tension and not under a short and intense effort. Local damage consisting of deep transverse scratches Is at the origin of the rupture (see photographs below). These last Are likely due to inadequate use of a tool during the Positioning of the cable end-piece.

The breaking of the depth compensator control cable caused The positioning of the latter in the full stitched position. It was not possible to To the pilot to counter the aerodynamic effort on the elevator.Under the conditions of the day, the distance necessary for an interruption of Take-off taking into account the flight manual information is About 260 meters"

Aircraft registration F-GPRM struck on: 24/02/2014 for the reason: DESTROYED



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

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 23:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 23:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Narrative]

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