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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218887
Last updated: 17 December 2020
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Date:09-JUL-1988
Time:
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-JON
C/n / msn: 44-8195021
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Unknown (damage identified at Bankstown Airport, NSW) -   Australia
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YSBK
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
During a pre-flight inspection it was discovered that the left wing of the aircraft had suffered permanent deformation. The subsequent investigation was unable to determine any details as to how and when this deformation had occurred. The damage was consistent with an overstress during a rolling pull-out.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1988/aair/aair198802382/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/30873/aair198802382.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-JON courtesy AirHistory.net


Adelaide - Parafield (YPPF)
25 October 1986; (c) David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)

Revision history:

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