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Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:27-MAR-2004
Time:13:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic M18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
PZL M-18 Dromader
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-NIJ
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:15km SE of Bunbury, WA -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Bunbury, WA
Destination airport:Bunbury, WA
Narrative:
The aircraft experienced an engine failure whilst en route to conduct fire bombing operations in which the pilot made a forced landing in a small clearing. The aircraft was destroyed on impact and the pilot sustained minor bruising.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2004/aair/aair200401110/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jan-2018 09:05 Pineapple Added
08-Jan-2018 09:05 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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