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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206801
Last updated: 9 October 2019
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Date:21-JAN-1993
Time:13:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic PTS2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pitts S-2A
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-KIT
C/n / msn: 2032
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Newcastle Waters Station, NT -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Tindal, NT
Destination airport:Newcastle Waters Station, NT
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft experienced a heavy landing which resulted in the separation of the right-hand brake caliper. The pilot was unable to maintain directional control and the aircraft departed the runway and ground-looped, resulting in damage to the ailerons, wingtips and interplane struts.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1993/aair/199300057/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/5226840/199300057.pdf

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


Revision history:

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