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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210398
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Date:03-APR-1997
Time:15:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT3P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-301
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-ODM
MSN: 301-0237
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Boggabilla, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Boggabilla, NSW
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
Following takeoff with an 850L load for a spraying operation, the engine began to vibrate and lose power. The pilot dumped the load and force-landed in a paddock about 4km from the departure airstrip. During the landing roll, one of the main landing gear legs was severed and the aircraft sustained damage to the wings and propeller.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1997/aair/199701094/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4930763/199701094.pdf

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


Revision history:

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