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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204401
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:10-JAN-1990
Time:09:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28R-180 Cherokee Arrow
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-CJN
C/n / msn: 28R-30072
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Dunk Island Airport (YDKI), Dunk Island, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Townsville, QLD
Destination airport:YDKI
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft experienced a sudden downdraft on short final approach and landed heavily on its left landing gear, resulting in substantial damage.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1990/aair/aair199003045/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/33199/aair199003045.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-CJN courtesy AirHistory.net


Adelaide - Parafield (YPPF)
22 February 1987; (c) David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)

Revision history:

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