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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207341
Last updated: 16 December 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-161
Registration: VH-HHU
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Wallace, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:YMMB
Destination airport:YMMB
The engine of the aircraft began to run roughly, resulting in a loss of engine power in which the pilot made a precautionary landing in a paddock. After landing, the engine was test run and no faults could be identified. Having assessed that the available take-off length and surface conditions were sufficient, the pilot elected to take off from the paddock. The aircraft became airborne later than anticipated and collided with a fence. The pilot then immediately landed in the adjoining paddock.


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11-Mar-2018 09:43 Pineapple Added

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