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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204683
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:20-AUG-1989
Time:14:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20F
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-ERS
C/n / msn: 670418
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Redcliffe Aerodrome (YRED), Rothwell, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:YRED
Destination airport:YRED
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft encountered a failure to the left landing gear which caused the propeller to strike the runway. The aircraft settled on its undercarriage before sliding to a halt.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1989/aair/aair198903802/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/30345/aair198903802.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-ERS courtesy AirHistory.net


Sydney - Bankstown (YSBK / BWU)
September 1969; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

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19-Jan-2018 12:25 Pineapple Added

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