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The pilot reported that the aircraft's park brake was unserviceable but the foot brakes were serviceable on departure from Greenhills. Whilst taxiing to the parking area, after landing at Jandakot, the brakes failed completely. In an attempt to avoid a ditch and parked aircraft, the pilot started a 180 degree turn using the rudders. After approximately 90 degrees, the aircraft collided with a parked Cessna 310. At no stage prior to the collision did the pilot attempt to stop the aircraft by shutting the engine down.

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General details
Date: 02 December 1990 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1715 Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location   (show map):Jandakot  
State: Western Australia  
Release date: 10 April 1991 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: None 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 182 
Aircraft registration: VH-EJW 
Serial number: 18256301 
Type of operation: Private 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Greenhills WA
Departure time:N/A
Destination:Jandakot WA
 
 
 
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