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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218198
Last updated: 15 September 2021
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Type:Austflight Drifter A-503
MSN: 25-0188
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Boonah Airfield (YBOA), Boonah, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:YBOA
Destination airport:YBOA
Investigating agency: BASI
After conducting general flying for about 45 minutes the occupants returned to conduct circuit practice. During take-off after the third stop-and-go landing, an engine power loss occurred. The pilot lowered the nose of the aircraft rapidly but was unable to prevent a collision with the ground and a barbed wire fence. No positive cause for the engine failure was established, however the method of restraining the fuel lines to the aircraft structure was not in accordance with normal engineering practice, and could have restricted fuel flow to the engine. The pilot involved in this accident adhered to a directive issued by the industrial organisation of which he is a member and did not provide any information to assist in the investigation.


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

Revision history:

21-Nov-2018 07:51 Pineapple Added

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