Incident Cassutt IIIM Sport Racer VH-MXA,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207831
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Date:Saturday 5 March 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic CASS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cassutt IIIM Sport Racer
Registration: VH-MXA
MSN: N77
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:25km S of Launceston Airport, TAS -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Valley Field, TAS
Destination airport:Valley Field, TAS
Investigating agency: BASI
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The aircraft was climbed from 100 feet to 350 feet in preparation for a landing. The throttle was closed to reduce speed and within 15 seconds, the engine began to run roughly. The pilot opened the throttle but there was no response from the engine. A subsequent forced landing was made in a paddock, which consisted of terrain which was unsuitable for a forced landing and resulted in substantial damage to the aircraft.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BASI
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

10 November 1997 VH-MXA 0 Camden Airport (YSCN), Cobbitty, NSW sub

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