ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204791
Last updated: 7 June 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:19-JUL-1989
Time:15:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-EIH
C/n / msn: 1727344
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:20km NE of Booligal, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Natue, NSW
Destination airport:Natue, NSW
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
As the pilot initiated an inspection of an airstrip, the aircraft collided with the ground in a left hand turn with 45 degrees of bank. The flaps were retracted and the engine was running at high RPM on impact. The pilot was fatally injured in the accident and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1989/aair/aair198900240/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/30441/aair198900240.pdf

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2018 08:37 Pineapple Added

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description