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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208818
Last updated: 9 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic FOX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Kitfox IV
Registration: VH-MKF
C/n / msn: HBS049
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mangalore, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:YMEN
Destination airport:YMNG
Investigating agency: BASI
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.


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

Revision history:

05-Apr-2018 12:06 Pineapple Added

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