ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 294222
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Narrative:In October 2009, October 2010 and eleven times from September 2011 to September 2012, low pressure fuel pump failures occurred on aircraft equipped with Thielert TAE 125-02-99 engines. These failures, while having different failure modes, all resulted in the loss of pump drive. The engine then stopped due to lack of fuel supply.
Diamond DA40 Diamond Star
|Owner/operator:||ESMA Aviation Academy|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Aircraft damage:|| None|
|Location:||near Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport, Hérault 34 -
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Departure airport:||Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport (MPL/LFMT)|
|Destination airport:||Perpignan Airport (PGF/LFMP)|
|Investigating agency: ||BEA|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities|
The student took off with his instructor and a passenger for an IFR flight to Perpignan Rivesaltes airfield. At the end of the initial climb, the engine stopped. The instructor took over the controls and performed a forced landing in a field.
||Updated [Location, Destination airport]|
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