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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205888
Last updated: 22 December 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-181
Registration: VH-OPA
C/n / msn: 28-7990441
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Warnervale Airport (YWVA), Warnervale, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Tambar Springs, NSW
Destination airport:YSBK
Investigating agency: BASI
On a return flight to Bankstown, the aircraft experienced a sudden and complete loss of power. The pilot transmitted a Mayday call to Sydney Flight Service and positioned the aircraft for a straight-in approach to Warnervale. The aircraft landed a long distance from the runway threshold and overshot the runway, passing through a boundary fence.


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

Revision history:

09-Feb-2018 10:15 Pineapple Added

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