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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211912
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Date:06-JUN-2018
Time:09:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic G164 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-164A Ag-Cat
Owner/operator:Aerowurkz Aerial Spraying Services
Registration: RP-R5835
MSN: 105
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chua Katipunan Farm, Upper Licanan, Panabo City Davao Del Norte -   Philippines
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The cropduster plane crashed on a banana plantation under unknown circumstances. The pilot sustained minor injuries.

PROBABLE CAUSE
- Primary Cause Factor
a. Separation of cylinder head from cylinder barrel that subsequently resulted to loss of engine power. (Material failure)
- Contributory Factors
a. Non adherence by the pilot to the General Operating Instructions (Vol 1) for R-985 engines prescribing the specific temperature limitations.
- Underlying Cause
a. The pre-flight checklist and post flight checklist do not include visual inspection on the area of the cylinder head cooling fins for exhaust emmission stains and exhaust carbon deposits.

Sources:

www.newsinfo.enquirer.net
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/998468/light-plane-spraying-pesticide-over-davao-banana-plantation-crashes
http://news.abs-cbn.com/news/06/07/18/spray-plane-crashes-in-davao-del-norte-banana-plantation
http://antonakis.co.uk/registers/Philippines.txt
http://aerowurkzaviation.blogspot.com
https://caap.gov.ph/download/2549/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jun-2018 11:41 gerard57 Added
07-Jun-2018 14:58 Geno Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Source]
13-Jun-2020 17:48 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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