Accident Cessna 150L LV-LFL,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74796
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Date:Tuesday 4 July 2000
Time:14:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 150L
Registration: LV-LFL
MSN: 150-73636
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Delta Rio de la Plata, BA -   Argentina
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Martin Garcia Island Airport (SAAK)
Investigating agency: JIAAC
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot was flying training between AADD DTO and Martín García, his return was apprehended engine aircraft, leading the pilot to make a crash landing Emergency on Delta.

He chose to do a very difficult area as it existed on its surface reeds and water. From the tap until his arrest the plane ran 14 m, at the end of that sprint Capoto ARR. The pilot left the aircraft, which had slight damage on their own, without injury.

For a navigation training flight between two airports, motor stop to return, near the aerodrome of departure, the exhaustion of fuel tanks, causing a landing no emergency in a suitable area with slight damage to the aircraft due to incorrect planning by the pilot.

Contributing Factors:
Inadequate control of the amount of pre-departure aerodrome both fuel by not using by probable condition out of service, the original system of measuring fuel quantity the plane, which allows an approximate consumption monitoring and evaluation of autonomy during the flight. The fuel control became visual with a wooden stick, not being this one device intended by the manufacturer.

The pilot:
Take into account all flights which establishes the Rules of Flight in paragraph 41, respect to the amount of fuel required for a flight. Require fuel quantity gauges indicating cab, in service at all aircraft. Using the system of stick or rod bearings prior to any flight navigation in the tanks are not complete, requires consideration that the component must be marked
properly and that reading can be affected by variations that can alter much the accuracy (leveling the aircraft, temperature, position of the stick or rod, etc.).

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: JIAAC
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

08-Mar-2015 17:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
26-Jan-2021 17:51 gulfdave Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
22-May-2021 17:34 harro Updated [Source, Accident report]

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