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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215695
Last updated: 15 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic GLAS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Stoddard-Hamilton Glasair SH-2
Registration: VH-HRG
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Northam Airport (YNTM), Northam, WA -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:YNTM
Destination airport:YNTM
Investigating agency: BASI
As the aircraft touched down, the pilot felt the left main gear leg give way. He applied power, but the aircraft did not climb away and the pilot was unable to maintain directional control. To avoid colliding with trees outside the airfield boundary the pilot closed the throttle and landed the aircraft. The left main gear leg collapsed and the right wing was damaged when it struck a small bush. An inspection of the landing gear revealed that the aircraft had suffered a heavy landing. It was also found that the nut on the gear upper retaining bolt had been stripped. This nut was not the type specified by the Glasair Construction Manual.


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

Revision history:

26-Sep-2018 10:36 Pineapple Added

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