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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206300
Last updated: 28 August 2019
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Date:08-JAN-1991
Time:09:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic C188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna T188C
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-WBU
C/n / msn: T18803850
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Parkes Airport (YPKS), Parkes, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YGTH
Destination airport:YPKS
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
During the landing roll, the aircraft encountered a localised whirlwind. Despite attempts to maintain directional control by the pilot, the aircraft ground-looped and the left wheel ran off the runway. The aircraft yawed sharply, resulting in substantial damage to the tail section.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1991/aair/aair199101646/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/29448/aair199101646.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-WBU courtesy AirHistory.net


Adelaide - Parafield (YPPF)
21 September 1994; (c) David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)

Revision history:

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