Aviation safety investigations & reports

Miscellaneous - Other involving a Fokker B.V. F27 MK 600, VH-TQR, HOBART , TAS on 11 June 1981

Investigation number:
198102575
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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GRD ENGINEER USED PORTER'S TUG.GEAR SELECTOR OPERATES IN REVERSE TO ENGINEERS TUG.NIL SAFETY GATE ON GEAR SELECTOR.REALISING HE HAD SELECTED REVERSE,ACCIDENTLY PRESSED ACCELERATOR & BACKED INTO PROP.
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General details
Date: 11 June 1981   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 4:45 EST    
State: Tasmania   Occurrence type: Miscellaneous - Other  
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Serious  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Fokker B.V.  
Aircraft model F27 MK 600  
Aircraft registration VH-TQR  
Sector Turboprop  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point HOBART TAS  
Destination MELBOURNE VIC