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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207052
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:11-APR-1993
Time:10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPUP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sopwith Pup
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-SOR
MSN: TSP-1-02
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Riddell, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Riddell, VIC
Destination airport:YMNG
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft suffered a partial engine failure during the takeoff roll. The pilot applied, carburettor heat, full rich fuel mixture and full throttle without regaining full power and the aircraft became airborne. After flying clear of trees, the aircraft stalled and the engine was pushed back into the firewall and the undercarriage collapsed.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1993/aair/199301004/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/5227146/199301004.pdf

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


Revision history:

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