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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205081
Last updated: 31 October 2019
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Date:01-MAY-1990
Time:15:12
Type:Rockwell Aero Commander 695A Jetprop 1000
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-LTK
C/n / msn: 96075
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Griffith Airport (YGTH), Griffith, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:YSCB
Destination airport:YGTH
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft's right landing gear collapsed after touchdown, resulting in substantial damage. It was determined that the collapse was caused by a loosened lock nut which secured the rod end of the piston rod of the right hydraulic actuating cylinder.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1990/aair/aair199001984/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/27860/aair199001984.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-LTK courtesy AirHistory.net


Edinburgh (YPED)
16 November 1986; (c) David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)

Revision history:

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