Aviation safety investigations & reports

Total power loss involving a Aero Commander 500-S, VH-EXQ, Near HOBART TAS 5S, TAS on 27 April 1981

Investigation number:
198102570
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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FOLLOWING AN APPARENT LOSS OF PWR BY RH ENG,THE PLT DID NOT OPERATE THE ACFT IN THE CONFIGURATION &AT AIRSPEED REQD FOR SAFE ONE-ENG FLT.PLT'S RESPONSES INFLUENCED BY OP UNDER IFR WHEN NOT QUALIFIED.
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General details
Date: 27 April 1981   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 18:14 EST    
State: Tasmania    
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Minor  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Aero Commander  
Aircraft model 500-S  
Aircraft registration VH-EXQ  
Sector Piston  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point MELBOURNE VIC  
Destination HOBART TAS