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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204285
Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic G164 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-164B Ag-Cat
Registration: VH-HIT
MSN: 640
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Finley, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:15NM NNW of Finley, NSW
Destination airport:Finley, NSW
Investigating agency: BASI
The pilot reported that the pre-landing check revealed a soft left brake. He pumped up pressure by engaging the park brake and working the brake pedal. Due to concentrating on the other pre-landing checks and on flying the aircraft he inadvertently left the park brake on. On touchdown the aircraft pulled to the left, pitched forward onto the nose and came to rest inverted.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BASI
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

3 Oct 1996 VH-HIT 0 15km W of Kerang, VIC sub

Revision history:

13-Jan-2018 13:11 Pineapple Added

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