Aviation safety investigations & reports

Cessna A188B-A1, VH-TTU, 5.5 kms North of Hampton NSW, 10 October 1990

Investigation number:
199002010
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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The aircraft was being landed on an agricultural strip prior to commencing spreading operations. The pilot reported the landing was normal until the aircraft developed a swing to the left. Application of the right brake had no effect due to a very slippery, short wet grass surface. The aircraft collided with a fence at low speed, displacing the left landing gear, and damaging the left wing. The wind was a left, quartering tailwind at five knots.

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General details
Date: 10 October 1990   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 830    
Location: 5.5 kms North of Hampton    
State: New South Wales   Occurrence type: Loss of control  
Release date: 27 December 1990   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Cessna Aircraft Company  
Aircraft model 188  
Aircraft registration VH-TTU  
Serial number 18801177  
Type of operation Aerial Work  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Orange NSW  
Departure time 0800  
Destination 5.5 kms North of Hampton NSW