Accident Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee SX-SEX, Saturday 21 April 2018
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Date:Saturday 21 April 2018
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee
Owner/operator:Araxos Aeroclub
Registration: SX-SEX
MSN: 28-7425044
Year of manufacture:1973
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Skaloma in Fokida -   Greece
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Kopaida
Destination airport:Messolonghi
Investigating agency: AAIASB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The light plane crashed under unknown circumstances at a roadside. One occupant died in the crash, another was seriously injured. The second occupant later died from the injuries sustained in the crash.

Root Cause:
Loss of engine power due to fuel flow restriction to the engine because of the almost complete coverage of the fuel filter with an acrylic resin layer.
Contributing Factors
- The collision of the Aircraft with the cable.
- Fuel depletion in the left tank.
- The non-application of the recommended tank change procedure according to the Pilots Operating Manual.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIASB
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 11 months
Download report: Final report

Sources: Aircraft Information


Revision history:

21-Apr-2018 15:02 gerard57 Added
21-Apr-2018 15:10 gerard57 Updated [Registration, Source]
21-Apr-2018 15:18 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Destination airport, Narrative]
21-Apr-2018 16:19 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Apr-2018 20:40 Iceman 29 Updated [Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
21-Apr-2018 20:45 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
22-Apr-2018 06:07 Captain Adam Updated [Operator, Source]
02-Apr-2021 17:55 harro Updated [Time, Cn, Departure airport, Narrative, Accident report]

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