Accident Cessna 177 Cardinal F-HKLA,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 318505
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Date:Sunday 30 July 2023
Time:c. 09:48
Type:Silhouette image of generic C177 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 177 Cardinal
Registration: F-HKLA
MSN: 17700056
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:in sea off Fréjus, Var Department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Cannes-Mandelieu Airport (CEQ/LFMD)
Destination airport:Cannes-Mandelieu Airport (CEQ/LFMD)
Investigating agency: BEA
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
On returning from a local flight, the pilot noticed that the engine misfired. He switched on the fuel pump and the engine speed stabilised. A few minutes later, after further misfires, the engine shut down. The pilot carried out a ditching near Saint-Aygulf beach.


History of this aircraft

Ex T7-SAR, LY-JKC, JA3382, N1574C, N2246Y


Revision history:

30-Jul-2023 10:19 gerard57 Added
30-Jul-2023 10:31 hmmptwizzle Updated
30-Jul-2023 13:18 Iceman 29 Updated
30-Jul-2023 14:26 RobertMB Updated
30-Jul-2023 15:44 Anon. Updated
04-Aug-2023 11:04 harro Updated

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