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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208046
Last updated: 24 November 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-151
Registration: VH-HWN
C/n / msn: 28-7715113
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:20km SW of Hamilton, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:YPOD
Destination airport:YHML
Investigating agency: BASI
The aircraft was en route from Portland to Hamilton when the pilot noticed a reduction in engine power. The pilot applied carburettor heat and selected another fuel tank but was unable to redeem power. A total loss of engine power ensued and the pilot conducted a forced landing into a paddock. During the landing roll, the aircraft's right wing collided with a fence post, resulting in substantial damage.


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

6 Mar 1993 VH-HWN 0 Portland Airport (YPOD), Portland, VIC sub


Photo of VH-HWN courtesy

Avalon (YMAV / AVV)
15 March 2009; (c) Andrei Bezmylov

Revision history:

23-Mar-2018 07:46 Pineapple Added

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