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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205563
Last updated: 6 April 2019
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Date:17-AUG-1990
Time:13:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic C404 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 404
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-TMU
C/n / msn: 404-0205
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Pormpuraaw East, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Pormpuraaw East, QLD
Destination airport:Cairns, QLD
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft experienced a nose gear collapse during the takeoff roll. A subsequent examination revealed that the nosegear leg mounting trunnions contained fatigue cracks.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1990/aair/aair199003093/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/31321/aair199003093.pdf

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


Revision history:

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