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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208818
Last updated: 9 June 2020
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Date:14-APR-1995
Time:12:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic FOX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Kitfox IV
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-MKF
C/n / msn: HBS049
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mangalore, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YMEN
Destination airport:YMNG
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft was approaching Mangalore at about 1000 feet when the engine began to vibrate. When the pilot closed the throttle, the engine stopped completely. The pilot commenced a forced landing in a nearby paddock. During the landing roll, the right wheel entered a rut, dislodging the right main gear leg and caused the right wing and propeller to strike the ground.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1995/aair/199501117/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4932789/199501117.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BASI
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

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