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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204285
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:07-JAN-1990
Time:10:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic G164 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-164B
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-HIT
C/n / msn: 640
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Finley, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:15NM NNW of Finley, NSW
Destination airport:Finley, NSW
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The pilot reported that the pre-landing check revealed a soft left brake. He pumped up pressure by engaging the park brake and working the brake pedal. Due to concentrating on the other pre-landing checks and on flying the aircraft he inadvertently left the park brake on. On touchdown the aircraft pulled to the left, pitched forward onto the nose and came to rest inverted.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1990/aair/aair199001960/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/34252/aair199001960.pdf

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


Revision history:

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13-Jan-2018 13:11 Pineapple Added

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