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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205565
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:24-APR-1990
Time:17:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT3P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-301
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-AYK
MSN: 301-0382
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:30km S of Boggabilla, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:30km S of Boggabilla, NSW
Destination airport:30km S of Boggabilla, NSW
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft collided with powerlines during an aerial spraying operation, separating the horizontal stabiliser from the airframe. The aircraft remained airborne until it impacted the ground about one kilometre away. It then cartwheeled across the ground before coming to rest inverted. Although the aircraft was destroyed on impact, the pilot did not sustain any injuries.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1990/aair/aair199003060/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/32679/aair199003060.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-AYK courtesy AirHistory.net


Moree (YMOR / MRZ)
29 March 1989; (c) David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)

Revision history:

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