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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211274
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:09-OCT-1998
Time:18:12
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT3P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-301
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-FAQ
MSN: 301-0209
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:10km SE of Crystal Brook, SA -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Calvin Grove, SA
Destination airport:Gladstone, SA
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
During an aerial spraying operation, the aircraft struck a powerline and descended to the ground. The pilot sustained serious injuries and the aircraft was destroyed on impact.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1998/aair/199804232/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4930529/199804232.pdf

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: BASI
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

28 Sep 1986 VH-FAQ 0 Freeling, SA min
30 Oct 1986 VH-FAQ 0 Freeling, SA min
13 Aug 1995 VH-FAQ 0 48km WSW of Cleve, SA min


Revision history:

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