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IMAO PA-31 Navajo accident in France

Old 23rd Aug 2018, 14:20
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IMAO PA-31 Navajo accident in France

https://france3-regions.francetvinfo...e-1528968.html

Ran out of fuel apparently!
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Old 23rd Aug 2018, 15:39
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A Piper PA-31 crashed less than 5 km from the Limoges-Bellegarde Airport in France. Both occupants of the aircraft were seriously injured. The aircraft had left Limoges at 10:30, to carry out mapping work. The flight was originally scheduled to last four hours.
The pilot reportedly attempted an emergency landing due to a fuel shortage. The plane then struck the treetops lining the field.
https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=214577
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Possible fuel management problem. Two recent PA-31 incidents in Canada have revealed some operators are using an unapproved, yet widely circulated, abbreviated checklist containing an error on in-flight fuel transfer.
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No, they just didn't put on "mains" in the descent, and parked it on the freeway a few miles short with 2.5 hrs fuel remaining
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