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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208121
Last updated: 6 April 2019
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Date:06-JUL-1994
Time:20:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic C404 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 404
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-DLF
C/n / msn: 4040683
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mildura Airport (YMIA), Mildura, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:YREN
Destination airport:YMIA
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The pilot was taxiing the aircraft to the terminal when he became momentarily distracted, thus allowing the aircraft do drift about one metre to the right. As he returned his attention to the taxi line, he noticed that there was a stationary helicopter in his peripheral vision. He attempted to stop but the right propeller contacted a rotor blade and the right wingtip impacted the windshield of the helicopter.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1994/aair/199401773/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4933962/199401773.pdf

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


Revision history:

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