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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207652
Last updated: 3 December 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-HKC
MSN: 301-0674
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Padthaway, SA -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Padthaway, SA
Destination airport:Padthaway, SA
The aircraft was engaged in an aerial spraying operation when the engine began to lose power. The pilot commenced a load dump and made several unsuccessful attempts to regain power. The aircraft was subsequently landed in a paddock. During the landing roll, the aircraft entered soft ground and overturned.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

23 Dec 1994 VH-HKC 0 near Lake Mundi, VIC sub


Photo of VH-HKC courtesy

Ballarat (YBLT)
12 June 1988; (c) AustAirData Collection

Revision history:

16-Mar-2018 09:02 Pineapple Added
07-Aug-2018 17:56 A.J. Scholten Updated [Cn]

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