Narrative:During a training flight a no. 1 engine failure was simulated on approach. The F-27 landed heavily on the left main gear. A tire burst, and the aircraft swerved off the side of the runway. The left main gear and no. 1 prop struck an arrester gear housing, causing the separation of both parts.
|Date:||Wednesday 9 June 1982|
|Type:||Fokker F-27 Friendship 600|
|Operator:||Trans Australia Airlines - TAA|
|C/n / msn:|| 10388|
|First flight:|| 1969|
|Total airframe hrs:||33311|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||RAAF Amberley, QLD (Australia)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
PROBABLE CAUSE: Power reduced on the no. 1 engine at a lower than approved altitude.
Directional control was lost when the trainee applied full power on the no. 2 engine.
» Willem Wendt
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.