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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206297
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:10-JAN-1991
Time:14:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20J
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-BWH
C/n / msn: 24-1009
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Porepunkah, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YSCB
Destination airport:Porepunkah, VIC
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
On the first approach to the airstrip, the pilot realised he was too high and conducted a go-around. After touchdown following the second approach, the aircraft floated and touched down again numerous times. The pilot then applied full throttle for a second go around and the aircraft swung 30 degrees to the left with the left wing low. Thinking that the left wing had struck the ground, the pilot closed the throttle and the aircraft landed heavily. It then departed the runway and continued through two fences before coming to rest when it collided with a tree.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1991/aair/aair199101019/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/29360/aair199101019.pdf

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


Revision history:

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