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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208473
Last updated: 23 July 2020
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Date:02-NOV-1994
Time:10:49
Type:Evans VP-2
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-BXX
C/n / msn: N76
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Somersby, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YSMB
Destination airport:YMND
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
During the initial climb, the aircraft encountered a strong downdraft. As it became evident that a collision was inevitable, the pilot attempted to stall the aircraft into the trees. The aircraft impacted the treetops, nosed over and came to rest inverted.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1994/aair/199403234/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4934265/199403234.pdf

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


Revision history:

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