Aviation safety investigations & reports

Piper PA28-161, VH-TVO, Mt Augustus WA, 25 July 1990

Investigation number:
Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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The pilot was completing the pre-takeoff checklist as he taxied the aircraft for takeoff. A passenger drew the pilot's attention to an approaching tree however despite heavy braking the aircraft's wing collided with the tree.

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General details
Date: 25 July 1990   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 820    
Location: Mt Augustus    
State: Western Australia    
Release date: 30 July 1990   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Piper Aircraft Corp  
Aircraft model PA-28  
Aircraft registration VH-TVO  
Serial number 28-7716108  
Type of operation Private  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Mt Augustus WA  
Departure time N/A  
Destination Mt Augustus WA