Aviation safety investigations & reports

Thruster Ultralight TST, Not Registered, 4 km W Charters Towers QLD, 25 April 1988

Investigation number:
198100082
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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During circuit training, the aircraft suffered a complete engine failure. The pilot was unable to reach the flight strip and landed the aircraft amongst trees. One of the two pistons of the two stoke engine had seized in the cylinder, probably due to lack of lubrication.

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General details
Date: 25 April 1988   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1630    
Location: 4 km W Charters Towers   Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation  
State: Queensland   Occurrence type: Loss of control  
Release date: 17 August 1988   Occurrence class: Operational  
Report status: Final   Occurrence category: Accident  
  Highest injury level: Serious  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Unknown  
Aircraft model Thruster Ultralight TST  
Aircraft registration Not registered  
Serial number AUF 250167  
Type of operation Aerial Work  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point 4 km W Charters Towers QLD  
Departure time N/A  
Destination 4 km W Charters Towers QLD