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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204739
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:01-JUL-1989
Time:14:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28R-201 Arrow III
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-PRF
C/n / msn: 28R-7837078
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Warnervale Airport (YWVA), Warnervale, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:YWVA
Destination airport:YWVA
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
During the downwind leg of a flying training exercise, the nose gear light failed to illuminate when the landing gear was selected. The instructor changed light bulbs and it illuminated, so the circuit continued. During the landing roll, the nose gear collapsed and the aircraft was substantially damaged.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1989/aair/aair198902565/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/32691/aair198902565.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-PRF courtesy AirHistory.net


Griffith (YGTH / GFF)
November 1978; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Jan-2018 12:31 Pineapple Added
20-Jan-2018 12:31 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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