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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209490
Last updated: 3 November 2020
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Date:06-MAR-1996
Time:07:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLAS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Stoddard-Hamilton Glasair II-S FT
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-OOO
C/n / msn: N115
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Esperance Airport (YESP), Esperance, WA -   Australia
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:YESP
Destination airport:YBAS
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
Whilst taxiing for takeoff, the aircraft's right wing collided with a fuel cart, causing substantial damage to a section of the wing's leading edge. The cart then rolled over and punctured the lower surface of the wing fuel tank.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1996/aair/199600731/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4931642/199600731.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-OOO courtesy AirHistory.net


Mangalore (YMNG)
7 April 1985; (c) David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)

Revision history:

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