On June 24, 2022, the Cessna TU206G took-off from EPBA aerodrome with 5 parachute jumpers on board. During the take-off, the engine shut down. The pilot made an emergency landing outside the airfield. As a result of the collision with the ground, and then with the fence of th property, the plane sust ined serious damage. The pilot and the jumpers suffered minor injuries.
Cause of the occurrence:
Pilot error of taking-off with an empty fuel tank.
The pilot’s routine, consisting in not using a checklist – actions to be performed before take-off.
SCAAI has not proposed any safety recommendations.