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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207347
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:16-AUG-1993
Time:08:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28R-201T
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-PWX
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:74km W of Kalgoorlie, WA -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:YPKG
Destination airport:YPJT
Narrative:
The aircraft was en route from Kalgoorlie to Jandakot when the windscreen was suddenly covered with oil. The pilot transmitted a mayday call and attempted to conduct a forced landing on the Great Eastern Highway. During an attempt to expedite the landing due to oncoming traffic, the pilot inadvertently failed to lower the landing gear and the aircraft touched down on the road with the landing gear retracted before skidding off the road and into the bush.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1993/aair/199302559/


Revision history:

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11-Mar-2018 09:43 Pineapple Added

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