Aviation safety investigations & reports

Loss of control involving a Piper Aircraft Corp PA-25-235, VH-BCJ, Near MANANGATANG 23NW, VIC on 13 July 1979

Investigation number:
197902797
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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LOSS OF CONTROL DURING PROCEDURE TURNAROUND-CRASHED INTO GROUND STBD WING LOW.FIRE ON IMPACT.PLT EXITTED ACFT BURNING;DIED SOON AFTER.AILERON PULLEY BRACKET HAD FLD WHETHER IN FLT/IMPACT NOT KNOWN.
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General details
Date: 13 July 1979   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 10:10 ESuT    
State: Victoria   Occurrence type: Loss of control  
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Fatal  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Piper Aircraft Corp  
Aircraft model PA-25-235  
Aircraft registration VH-BCJ  
Sector Piston  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point N MANANGATANG 18NW  
Destination N MANANGATANG 18NW