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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 67837
Last updated: 17 June 2020
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Date:09-DEC-1976
Time:10:41
Type:Silhouette image of generic C320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 320
Owner/operator:Jack Brabham Aviation Service Pty. Ltd
Registration: VH-FJW
C/n / msn: 320-0049
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Bankstown, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Bankstown Airport, Sydney (YSBK)
Destination airport:Bankstown Airport, Sydney (YSBK)
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
Aircraft on test flight after maintenance. Port engine shut down after Take-off, reason unknown. Starboard engine flooded to produce full power due to blocked injector. Pilot attempted to return. Aircraft stalled, crashed inverted and burnt.

Pilot J. Scott, famous Australian aerobatic pilot, died.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1976/aair/aair197601547.aspx
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/24696/197601547.pdf
http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austcl/VH-FJW.html

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Aug-2009 04:04 zerocinquanta Added
05-May-2013 02:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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