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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204922
Last updated: 18 March 2021
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Date:26-DEC-1989
Time:20:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-WRH
C/n / msn: 28-22482
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:5km NE of Bendigo, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YNAR
Destination airport:YBDG
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The pilot was flying at 1500 feet above ground level with the right fuel tank selected when the engine stopped. He then selected the boost pump on and the engine was restarted for a few seconds before stopping again. He then conducted a forced landing in a nearby paddock. During the landing roll, the right flap was damaged by a fence post.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1989/aair/aair198901565/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/34144/aair198901565.pdf

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jan-2018 11:37 Pineapple Added
14-Jul-2018 17:37 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Cn]

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