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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205558
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AEST model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-60-600
Registration: VH-AVS
C/n / msn: 60-0604-7961194
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Orange Regional Airport (YORG), Orange, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Parkes, NSW
Destination airport:YORG
Investigating agency: BASI
After touching down at Orange, the aircraft began to veer to the right. Although the pilot applied left braking and steering, the aircraft continued veering to the right until it lurched to the right and stopped. After vacating the aircraft, the pilot realised that the right main gear oleo had broken away and the aircraft was resting on the right main gear mount, which had dug into the runway surface.


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


Photo of VH-AVS courtesy

Griffith (YGTH / GFF)
June 1979; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

03-Feb-2018 07:27 Pineapple Added

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