Aviation safety investigations & reports

Collision on ground involving a Cessna Aircraft Company 182M, VH-EHU, BUNBURY , WA on 13 January 1978

Investigation number:
197805157
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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ACFT WAS HAND STARTED DUE FLAT BATTERY DUE IN TURN TO SHORTED CELL AND BURNED OUT VOLT REG.PLT SET THROTTLE TO ABOUT 2000 RPM POSN AND SET HANDBRAKE BUT NO CHOCKS.BRAKE CABLE WAS BROKEN.ACFT RAN AWAY.
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General details
Date: 13 January 1978   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 11:05 CST    
State: Western Australia    
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Serious  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Cessna Aircraft Company  
Aircraft model 182M  
Aircraft registration VH-EHU  
Sector Piston  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point BUNBURY WA  
Destination BUNBURY WA