Aviation safety investigations & reports

IMCO A9-A, VH-MPD, Holt Rock WA, 22 October 1989

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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The pilot was taxiing for take-off from an agricultural strip when one main landing gear leg struck a tree stump, which was hidden by long grass, and collapsed. The pilot was not aware of the obstruction prior to the accident.

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General details
Date: 22 October 1989   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1420    
Location: Holt Rock    
State: Western Australia    
Release date: 25 January 1990   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Intermountain Manufacturing Co  
Aircraft model A-9  
Aircraft registration VH-MPD  
Serial number 1070  
Type of operation Aerial Work  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Holt Rock WA  
Departure time N/A  
Destination Holt Rock WA