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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209310
Last updated: 25 June 2019
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Date:11-JAN-1996
Time:11:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-25-235 Pawnee
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-SCW
C/n / msn: 25-3932
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:2km N of Laggan, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Crookwell, NSW
Destination airport:Laggan, NSW
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
During an agricultural spraying operation, the aircraft was being flown beneath an overhead powerline when it encountered turbulence, causing it to collide with the powerline. The pilot was able to maintain control and land on the property.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1996/aair/199600078/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4931459/199600078.pdf

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


Revision history:

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