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Wire strikes - A Technical Analysis

Summary

Wires have long been recognised as one of the greatest hazards facing aerial-work pilots. The outcome of colliding with wires varies from being harmless to unforgiving. Australia averages 7.6 wire strikes each year. Some of these are fatal with aircraft either substantially damaged or completely destroyed.

Type: Research and Analysis Report
Author(s): ATSB
Publication date: 21 July 1991
ISBN: 0 642 16248 4
 
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