Accident Grumman G-164B Ag-Cat VH-HIT,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204285
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Date:Sunday 7 January 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic G164 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Grumman G-164B Ag-Cat
Registration: VH-HIT
MSN: 640
Year of manufacture:1980
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Finley, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:15NM NNW of Finley, NSW
Destination airport:Finley, NSW
Investigating agency: BASI
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot reported that the pre-landing check revealed a soft left brake. He pumped up pressure by engaging the park brake and working the brake pedal. Due to concentrating on the other pre-landing checks and on flying the aircraft he inadvertently left the park brake on. On touchdown the aircraft pulled to the left, pitched forward onto the nose and came to rest inverted.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BASI
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
3 October 1996 VH-HIT 0 15km W of Kerang, VIC sub
Collision with pole or wires

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