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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204362
Last updated: 6 July 2019
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Date:18-JUN-1989
Time:12:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20J
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-WCK
C/n / msn: 24-0830
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Maitland Airport (YMND), Rutherford, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YSBK
Destination airport:YMND
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The pilot conducted a go-around on the initial approach at Maitland Airport. Following the second approach, the aircraft touched down heavily and was substantially damaged. The aircraft bounced on the runway and became airborne again and was observed to have commenced a second go-around. The aircraft was at an estimated height of 200-300ft when it stalled and fell to the ground. The aircraft was destroyed on impact and the two occupants were fatally injured.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1989/aair/aair198900010/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/30217/aair198900010.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-WCK courtesy AirHistory.net


Sydney - Bankstown (YSBK / BWU)
January 1984; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

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