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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 Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location:5.5 kms North of Hampton Occurrence type:Loss of control 
State: New South Wales Occurrence class: Operational 
Release date: 27 December 1990 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: None 
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
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