ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 299603
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Narrative:During aerial survey operations, control of the remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) was lost resulting in a collision with terrain. The impact ignited a bush fire which subsequently destroyed the RPA. It was determined that high ambient temperatures caused the RPAs electronics to overheat causing control to be lost.
|Date:||Tuesday 10 January 2017|
|Type:||Event 38 E384|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Gingin Aerodrome, 28° M 49Km (Mogumber), WA -
|Confidence Rating:|| Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities|
ATSB Ref 201700057
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