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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206032
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AT3P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-301
Registration: VH-FEI
MSN: 301-0574
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:10km NE of Griffith, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Griffith, NSW
Destination airport:Griffith, NSW
Investigating agency: BASI
The pilot was conducting an aerial spraying operation when the aircraft began to vibrate heavily and lose altitude. He then began to turn in order to position the aircraft for a forced landing. During the turn, the aircraft struck a small earth bank which tore off the main landing gear.


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

9 Apr 1997 VH-FEI 0 Ayr, QLD min


Photo of VH-FEI courtesy

Forbes (YFBS / FRB)
27 September 1998; (c) Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)

Revision history:

12-Feb-2018 09:29 Pineapple Added

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