Incident Diamond DA42 Twin Star F-HDAO, Friday 25 November 2011
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Date:Friday 25 November 2011
Type:Silhouette image of generic DA42 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Diamond DA42 Twin Star
Owner/operator:ESMA Aviation Academy
Registration: F-HDAO
MSN: 42.253
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Lézignan-Corbières Airfield (LFMZ) -   France
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Lézignan-Corbières Airfield (LFMZ)
Destination airport:Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport (MPL/LFMT)
Investigating agency: BEA
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
In October 2009, October 2010 and eleven times from September 2011 to September 2012, low pressure fuel pump failures occurred on aircraft equipped with Thielert TAE 125-02-99 engines. These failures, while having different failure modes, all resulted in the loss of pump drive. The engine then stopped due to lack of fuel supply.

 Event n°6:

During a CPL test flight, the pilot landed at Lézignan Airfield. He taxied to the runway in order to take off again towards Montpellier. During the power up, the left engine stopped.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

30 August 2012 F-HDAO ESMA Aviation Academy 0 Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport, Hérault 34 non

Revision history:

10-Oct-2022 18:55 harro Added
10-Oct-2022 18:56 harro Updated [Location]

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