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Aircraft on test flight after maintenance. Port engine shut down after Take-off, reason unknown. Starboard engine flooded to produce full power due to blocked injector. Pilot attempted to return. Aircraft stalled, crashed inverted and burnt.
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General details
Date: 09 December 1976 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1041  
Location:Near Rankstown Airoort Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: New South Wales  
Release date: 14 August 1978  
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Incident 
 Highest injury level: Fatal 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 320 
Aircraft registration: VH-FJW 
Type of operation: Aerial Work 
Damage to aircraft: Destroyed 
Departure point:Bankstown Airport NSW
Destination:Bankstown Airport NSW
Crew details
RoleClass of licenceHours on typeHours total
Fatal: 1102
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Last update 01 April 2011