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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235000
Last updated: 12 April 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna A188B
Owner/operator:Lusa Aviação Agrícola Ltda
Registration: PT-WUL
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location: Arroio Grande, RS -   Brazil
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport: Arroio Grande, RS
Destination airport: Arroio Grande, RS
Investigating agency: CENIPA
The aircraft took off from the landing area in Arroio Grande, RS, around 12.05 a.m. (UTC), in order to apply a fungicide to rice crops, with a pilot on board.
With about 25 minutes of flight, during the third application passage, the pilot tried to pass under a local power line, colliding the rudder against the wire and the landing gear against the ground.
The aircraft slid for 59 meters in the crops, broke the left leg of the undercarriage, rolled to the right and rolled over.
The aircraft sustained substantial damage. The crewman suffered serious injuries.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 2 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

12-Apr-2020 19:08 harro Added

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