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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213292
Last updated: 31 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic G164 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-164A 450 Ag-Cat
Owner/operator:Cropair Aviation Pty Ltd
Registration: VH-CCS
C/n / msn: 1168
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tenterfield, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Tenterfield, NSW
Destination airport:Tenterfield, NSW
Investigating agency: BASI
The pilot took off for a local flight and shortly afterwards the aircraft was seen by witnesses on the ground flying at heights variously estimated at 40 to 300 feet above ground level. As the aircraft approached the western boundary of the Tenterfield Golf Course it was seen to enter a manoeuvre having some semblance to a stall turn or a partial loop. The aircraft did not recover from this manoeuvre and struck the ground in a steep nose down attitude.


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

Revision history:

15-Jul-2018 00:01 Pineapple Added
30-Dec-2019 20:24 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Cn, Damage]

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