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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209448
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:01-FEB-1996
Time:14:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT3P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-401
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-ODK
MSN: 0689
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:18km E of North Star, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:YGDI
Destination airport:18km E of North Star, NSW
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft was touching down on an agricultural airstrip when it turned violently to the right and proceeded and to the right, coming to rest in the sorghum crop. The pilot reported that on investigation, he found that the right wing had collided with a dirt bank concealed by long grass.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1996/aair/199600318/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4931540/199600318.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-ODK courtesy AirHistory.net


Adelaide - Parafield (YPPF)
25 September 1994; (c) David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)

Revision history:

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