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Last updated: 12 June 2020
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Date:07-FEB-1989
Time:16:58
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-44-180 Seminole
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-IJA
C/n / msn: 44-7995156
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Bankstown Airport (YSBK), Bankstown, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:YSBK
Destination airport:YSBK
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft suffered a nose wheel collapse during the landing roll at Bankstown Airport. A subsequent examination revealed that the nose gear downlock mechanism had been subjected to considerable forces attributed to a heavy landing or heavy landings.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1989/aair/aair198902542/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/31325/aair198902542.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-IJA courtesy AirHistory.net


Sydney - Bankstown (YSBK / BWU)
8 January 1989; (c) AustAirData Collection

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jan-2018 08:31 Pineapple Added
29-Jan-2018 08:32 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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