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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 132052
Last updated: 19 October 2018
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Date:02-MAY-1993
Time:12:50
Type:Dornier Do-28A-1
Owner/operator:Brian Esler
Registration: N12828
C/n / msn: 3023
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Paradise, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:SVE
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Both engines quit after about 20 minutes in flight. The pilot was unable to restart the engines and emergency landed in heavy brush with 40 knots. Aircraft repaired.
PROBABLE CAUSE: THE POOR IN FLIGHT FUEL CONSUMPTION CALCULATIONS BY THE PILOT AND THE PILOT'S IN FLIGHT DECISION NOT TO SWITCH FUEL TANKS WHICH CAUSED THE TOTAL FAILURE OF BOTH OF THE AIRPLANE'S ENGINES. FACTORS RELATING TO THIS ACCIDENT WERE FUEL STARVATION AND THE HIGH VEGETATION IN THE EMERGENCY LANDING AREA.

Sources:

http://www.ntsb.cov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001211X12415&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Aug-2011 11:35 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Damage, Narrative, Plane category, ]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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