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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214190
Last updated: 7 February 2020
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Date:31-MAR-1985
Time:17:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-TCB
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Moonera Homestead, WA -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YPKG
Destination airport:Caiguna, WA
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
After encountering navigational difficulties, the pilot became concerned that he may not reach his destination before last light. He decided to land on a road near a homestead. While the aircraft was being taxied after landing, the pilot misjudged the distance from a metal pole and the right wing struck the pole.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1985/aair/aair198500132/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/31545/aair198500132.pdf

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


Revision history:

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