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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204575
Last updated: 17 February 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BE23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft C23
Registration: VH-LFS
C/n / msn: M2284
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Cowra Airport (YCWR), Cowra, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:YCWR
Destination airport:YHOX
Investigating agency: BASI
The aircraft was on a return flight to Hoxton Park when a cabin door became unfastened. The pilot returned to Cowra to rectify the situation. As the aircraft was on short final approach, a gust of wind caused the aircraft to balloon. The aircraft then touched down and bounced several times, eventually resulting in a collapse of the nose landing gear.


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

Revision history:

17-Jan-2018 12:21 Pineapple Added

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