Aviation safety investigations & reports

Total power loss involving a Piper Aircraft Corp PA-28-140, VH-MTA, BANKSTOWN , NSW on 26 October 1977

Investigation number:
197701358
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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ON BASE THROTTLE CABLE JAMMED LOW PWR-PLT CONTINUED BASE LEG INSTEAD OF CUT CORNER-DITCHED IN RVR
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General details
Date: 26 October 1977   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 17:13 WST    
State: New South Wales    
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Fatal  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Piper Aircraft Corp  
Aircraft model PA-28-140  
Aircraft registration VH-MTA  
Sector Piston  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point BANKSTOWN NSW  
Destination BANKSTOWN NSW