Aviation safety investigations & reports

Total power loss involving a Fairchild Industries Inc SA226-TC, VH-SWO, ESPERANCE , WA on 13 May 1980

Investigation number:
198005236
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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FUEL CONTROL DRIVE FLD ON STBD ENG DUE EXCESSIVE WEAR/POOR ENG DESIGN.LDG PROCEDURES PLT USED WERE IN ACCORDANCE WITH OPERATOR'S MANUAL,WHICH DID NOT APPRECIATE HANDLING PROBLEMS IN EVENT OF ENG FLR.
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General details
Date: 13 May 1980   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 7:45 WST    
State: Western Australia    
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Minor  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Fairchild Industries Inc  
Aircraft model SA226-TC  
Aircraft registration VH-SWO  
Sector Turboprop  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point PERTH WA  
Destination ESPERANCE WA