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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 219415
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:07-JAN-1989
Time:08:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna A188/A1
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-KVM
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:8km NW of Chinchilla, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:8km NW of Chinchilla, QLD
Destination airport:8km NW of Chinchilla, QLD
Narrative:
The pilot reported that during the initial run over a treatment area, the aircraft struck a power line. The wire deflector folded on impact, allowing the wire to slip between the fin and rudder. The mass balance and the top of the rudder were torn off, but the pilot was able to maintain control and carry out a safe landing.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1989/aair/aair198903749/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/34124/aair198903749.pdf


Revision history:

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13-Dec-2018 14:07 Pineapple Added

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