Jump to Content
Download Final Report
[ Download PDF: 231KB]
 
 
 
JUST AFTER NGT T/O PLT REPTD ENG FIRE.ENG SHUTDWN-ATTEMPT TURN BACK-CRASHED.HOLED #2 PISTON CAUSED OIL SPRAY ON EXHAUST.65 KG OVERWEIGHT.REDUCED PWR LH ENG-TURBO DENSITY CONTROLLER OUT OF ADJUSTMENT.
Download Final Report
[ Download PDF: 231KB]
 
 
 
 
General details
Date: 30 March 1978 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1:45 EST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
 Occurrence type:Fire 
 Occurrence class: Operational 
 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: Fatal 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Piper Aircraft Corp 
Aircraft model: PA-31-350 
Aircraft registration: VH-MBK 
Sector: Piston 
Damage to aircraft: Destroyed 
Departure point: MELBOURNE VIC
Destination: CANBERRA ACT
 
 
 
Share this page Provide feedback on this investigation
Last update 30 June 2015