Aviation safety investigations & reports

Ground operations - Other involving a Piper Aircraft Corp PA-28-140, VH-EGC, LILYDALE , VIC on 14 August 1978

Investigation number:
197802553
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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THROTTLE STICKING IN FLT-MADE STEEP APP IN CASE OF MALFUNCTION-ACFT OVERSHOOTING-CLOSED THROTTLE-JAMMED CLOSED-UNDERSHOT-HIT FENCE-CONTACTED EMBANKMENT HEAVILY.THROTTLE SHAFT SEIZED IN SHAFT BUSHES.
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General details
Date: 14 August 1978   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 15:15 EST    
State: Victoria    
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Serious  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Piper Aircraft Corp  
Aircraft model PA-28-140  
Aircraft registration VH-EGC  
Sector Piston  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point MANGALORE VIC  
Destination LILYDALE VIC