Accident Socata TB10 Tobago EC-FTJ, Tuesday 12 January 2021
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Date:Tuesday 12 January 2021
Time:13:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic TOBA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Socata TB10 Tobago
Owner/operator:Adventia European Aviation College
Registration: EC-FTJ
MSN: 1573
Year of manufacture:1993
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Salamanca-Matacan Airport (SLM/LESA) -   Spain
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:Salamanca-Matacan Airport (SLM/LESA)
Destination airport:Salamanca-Matacan Airport (SLM/LESA)
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
On Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at 13:50 LT, the SOCATA TB-10 aircraft with registration EC-FTJ suffered a fire during the taxiing phase at Matacan Airport (SLM/LESA), Salamanca. The aircraft, operated by a student pilot, was returning to the airport after conducting a training flight. Once the landing was made, while the aircraft was taxiing towards the platform, a fire broke out in the brake of the left leg of the aircraft's main landing gear, which spread causing significant damage to the gear leg and and innerside of the plane. The fire was extinguished by airport firefighters. The pilot exited the aircraft and was unharmed.

Causes/contributing factors
The investigation has not been able to determine the cause of the accident.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Report number: A-001/2021
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Download report: Final report

Sources: (photo)

Revision history:

03-Feb-2021 14:42 harro Added
03-Feb-2021 14:44 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Narrative]
03-Feb-2021 15:00 RobertMB Updated [Source, Narrative]
16-Jun-2022 19:13 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report]

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