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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227308
Last updated: 18 July 2019
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Date:27-OCT-2014
Time:11:30
Type:Alpi Pioneer 200
Owner/operator:
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Gloucester Airfield (YGCR), Gloucester, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Nature:
Departure airport:
Destination airport:YGCR
Narrative:
The aircraft was established on long final approach for runway 17 when a smell of fire was noticed and smoke appeared from engine compartment. When it was determined that the cleared land could be reached, on the northern boundary of the runway, the engine and electrics were shut down. Workers at a nearby farm observed the short landing and arrived within minutes with extinguishers. Damage was confined to the engine bay, which included the fibreglass cowlings, hoses and cables.

Sources:

https://www.raa.asn.au/storage/accident-incident-summaries-2014.pdf


Revision history:

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