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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207277
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PL12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Transavia PL-12 Skyfarmer T-300A
Registration: VH-AVG
MSN: G890
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:30km SE of Gnowangerup, WA -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:30km SE of Gnowangerup, WA
Destination airport:30km SE of Gnowangerup, WA
Investigating agency: BASI
The aircraft failed to climb after becoming airborne. The aircraft was operating with a tailwind and it was suggested that a gust may have reduced aircraft performance. The pilot immediately noticed the lack of performance and commenced dumping the load that was being carried for an aerial baiting operation. The performance did not increase sufficiently and the aircraft collided with two fences and scrub. Although the aircraft was substantially damaged, the pilot was able to return to the airstrip.


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

Revision history:

10-Mar-2018 08:03 Pineapple Added

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