Accident Piper PA-22-160 VH-AMX,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214090
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Date:Saturday 5 January 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-22-160
Registration: VH-AMX
MSN: 22-7440
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Northam, WA -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Banner and glider towing
Departure airport:YNTM
Destination airport:YNTM
Investigating agency: BASI
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The aircraft was engaged in a glider towing operation when the pilot observed smoke and flames around the left rudder pedal area. The glider was released and the aircraft was landed in a paddock. The pilot vacated the aircraft before it was destroyed by fire.

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


Revision history:

06-Aug-2018 05:36 Pineapple Added
27-Apr-2020 21:08 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Cn]

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