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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204291
Last updated: 30 June 2019
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Date:26-APR-1989
Time:19:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20J
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-KSX
C/n / msn: 24-1483
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Port Macquarie Airport (YPMQ), Port Macquarie, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YPMQ
Destination airport:YSBK
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft encountered a crosswind and the left landing gear impacted a pool of water on the runway during takeoff from Port Macquarie Airport. The aircraft subsequently veered left and departed the runway, coming to rest in a nearby drainage ditch. The pilot was uninjured and the aircraft was substantially damaged.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1989/aair/aair198900006/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/30353/aair198900006.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-KSX courtesy AirHistory.net


Adelaide - Parafield (YPPF)
25 January 1992; (c) David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)

Revision history:

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