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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211031
Last updated: 29 November 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic JABI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Jabiru ST
Registration: VH-SSC
C/n / msn: ST 0002
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:4km E of Archerfield, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:YBAF
Destination airport:YBAF
Investigating agency: BASI
The aircraft was returning from the training area when the pilot reported that he was experiencing engine problems. He then reported conducting a forced landing. Aircraft were dispatched by the controller to observe its progress. The pilot had elected to land in the grounds of a school. As he approached the area he found that it was too short for a normal landing and steepened his approach. The landing gear was torn off on touchdown and the aircraft stopped within the confines of the playground. Examination of the engine disclosed failures of a number of connecting rods, which were protruding from the top of the engine block.


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

Revision history:

14-May-2018 13:35 Pineapple Added

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