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The pilot reported he had been operating from an agricultural strip, for the purpose of sewing rice. During the ninth landing roll the aircraft experienced tail wheel shimmy. The pilot attempted to lift the tail wheel off the ground by the application of wheel braking, however, the aircraft nosed forward and overturned.

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General details
Date: 01 November 1990 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 830  
Location:54 kms NW of Finley Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: New South Wales  
Release date: 27 December 1990  
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: None 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Grumman American Aviation Corp 
Aircraft model: G-164 
Aircraft registration: VH-LCI 
Serial number: 30B 
Type of operation: Aerial Work 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:54 kms NW of Finley NSW
Departure time:N/K
Destination:54 kms NW of Finley NSW
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