ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208778
Last updated: 26 November 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:22-MAR-1995
Time:17:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT3P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-401
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-ODS
MSN: 0695
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:3km S of Theodore, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Theodore, QLD
Destination airport:Theodore, QLD
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft experienced an engine failure during an agricultural operation in which the pilot commenced a forced landing. The pilot attempted to extend the glide in order to clear trees, but the aircraft stalled at a height of about 30 metres and landed heavily on the left landing gear, which subsequently collapsed.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1995/aair/199500840/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4932729/199500840.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-ODS courtesy AirHistory.net


Adelaide - Parafield (YPPF)
6 February 1994; (c) David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Apr-2018 09:48 Pineapple Added

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description