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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205149
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Date:22-DEC-1989
Time:14:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-161
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-BZB
C/n / msn: 28-7916037
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lilydale Airport (YLIL), Yering, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:YLIL
Destination airport:YLIL
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
Following a normal touchdown, a loud bang was heard and the nose gear collapsed. A subsequent examination found that the nose landing gear strut had fractured at the base of the cylinder.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1989/aair/aair198901564/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/33908/aair198901564.pdf

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


Revision history:

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