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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204363
Last updated: 13 January 2021
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Date:23-NOV-1989
Time:09:57
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-RSB
C/n / msn: 17273719
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Essendon Airport (YMEN), Essendon Fields, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YMEN
Destination airport:YMEN
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The pilot returned the aircraft to Essendon Airport following the presence of a "burning oil" smell. Observers in the control tower reported that the aircraft impacted the runway heavily nose wheel first and bounced two or three times before coming to rest.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1989/aair/aair198901567/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/30361/aair198901567.pdf

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


Revision history:

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