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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206303
Last updated: 23 August 2019
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Date:05-JAN-1991
Time:16:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-DDH
C/n / msn: 28-7615433
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Bayswater Power Station, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:YSTW
Destination airport:YCNK
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft was engaged in a dual instructional navigation exercise when the weather began to deteriorate rapidly and the pilot conducted a precautionary landing on a dirt road. During the landing roll, the aircraft collided with a partially-open gate which the pilot had not seen prior to landing.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1991/aair/aair199101645/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/31709/aair199101645.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-DDH courtesy AirHistory.net


Toowoomba (YTWB / TWB)
April 1978; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

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