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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213174
Last updated: 7 June 2020
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Date:27-OCT-1984
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C421 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 421B
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-ADK
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Kidson Field, WA -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Kidson Field, WA
Destination airport:44km NW of Kidson Field, WA
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
Just after the pilot applied full power at the commencement of the takeoff run, the nose wheel struck an anthill. The nose gear leg collapsed and the aircraft slid a further 15 metres before coming to a stop.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1984/aair/aair198404509/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/29564/aair198404509.pdf

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


Revision history:

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