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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207422
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Date:18-SEP-1993
Time:22:47
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna R182
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-SMV
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Wooyung, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Parachuting
Departure airport:Wooyung, NSW
Destination airport:Wooyung, NSW
Narrative:
After becoming airborne, the pilot realised that the aircraft was not climbing as well as anticipated and turned the aircraft to avoid trees at the end of the airstrip. In doing so, the aircraft's left wing collided with a dead tree in which the pilot was unaware of. A 10cm wide hole was torn in the undersurface of the wing from the leading edge to the aileron. The pilot diverted to Coolangatta and the aircraft was landed without further incident.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1993/aair/199302867/


Revision history:

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12-Mar-2018 20:02 Pineapple Added

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