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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218097
Last updated: 24 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150L
Registration: VH-EKP
C/n / msn: 15073004
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:1km W of Mt Narryer Station, WA -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Mt Narryer Station, WA
Destination airport:Mt Narryer Station, WA
Investigating agency: BASI
The pilot was engaged in a mustering operation on his own property. During the operation he saw a truck departing from the property. He had an urgent messsage for the driver, so he elected to land on a road near the truck's route which he knew was suitable as a landing area. During the landing roll the left wing hit a steel pole which was off the edge of the road. The pilot did not see the pole because he was landing to the East and the rising sun was in his eyes.


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

Revision history:

19-Nov-2018 09:08 Pineapple Added

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