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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207738
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:07-JAN-1994
Time:10:53
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft D55
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-ILR
C/n / msn: TE-742
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Essendon Airport (YMEN), Essendon Fields, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:YSMI
Destination airport:YMEN
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The pilot selected the landing gear down and obtained normal gear down indications. During the landing roll, the left wing lowered until the propeller and wingtip struck the runway. After the aircraft came to a stop, the pilot exited the aircraft to find that the left landing gear had not extended.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1994/aair/199400040/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4933518/199400040.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-ILR courtesy AirHistory.net


Moorabbin (YMMB / MBW)
6 April 1985; (c) David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)

Revision history:

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