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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207956
Last updated: 20 April 2020
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Date:18-MAY-1994
Time:13:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28R-200
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-MUE
C/n / msn: 28R-7635124
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Wangaratta Airport (YWGT), Wangaratta, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YMMB
Destination airport:YWGT
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The pilot landed in an area in which he misidentified as a grass landing strip at Wangaratta Airport. During the landing roll, the aircraft entered a ditch, resulting in a nose gear collapse and damage to the propeller.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1994/aair/199401302/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4933833/199401302.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-MUE courtesy AirHistory.net


Griffith (YGTH / GFF)
January 1979; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

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