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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214103
Last updated: 9 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182N
Registration: VH-EKH
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:47km N of Mungindi, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BASI
The aircraft was being flown between 500 and 1000 feet above ground level at 60 knots with 20 degree of flap. A mob of sheep was spotted and the pilot turned right to keep them in sight. The stall warning sounded and the pilot noticed a lack of elevator control but did not associate this with a stall. Descent continued while the pilot was engrossed in the elevator problem until the aircraft struck trees in its path. A major portion of the right wing was severed and the aircraft came to rest on its side.


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

Revision history:

06-Aug-2018 06:42 Pineapple Added

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