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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243386
Last updated: 29 September 2020
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Date:28-SEP-2020
Time:c. 14:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna T188C/A2 AGhusky
Owner/operator:Col Adams Aerial Services Pty
Registration: VH-PAU
C/n / msn: T18803732T
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Cootamundra, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The cropduster's right wing clipped powerlines during an aerial application flight and crashed in Cootamundra, New South Wales.
The airplane was destroyed and the sole pilot onboard received minor injuries.

Sources:

https://www.murrayvalleystandard.com.au/story/6945651/pilots-lucky-escape-after-crop-duster-crash/?cs=9397
https://www.miragenews.com/police-investigating-after-plane-crash-at-cootamundra/
https://www.9news.com.au/national/nsw-plane-crash-cootamundra-riverina-region-pilot-injured-crop-dusting-power-lines-collision/1f35c028-76f7-4086-99c4-4b343e33e79b

https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/6/6/4/2397466.jpg (photo)


Images:

Photo of VH-PAU courtesy AirHistory.net


Hay (YHAY / HXX)
20 April 1995; (c) David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Sep-2020 06:22 gerard57 Added
28-Sep-2020 07:09 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
28-Sep-2020 07:16 RobertMB Updated [Time, Operator]
28-Sep-2020 08:03 RobertMB Updated [Operator]
28-Sep-2020 20:21 RobertMB Updated [Source, Narrative]
28-Sep-2020 20:22 RobertMB Updated [Source]
28-Sep-2020 20:23 RobertMB Updated [Source]
29-Sep-2020 01:15 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]

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