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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208123
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:04-JUL-1994
Time:17:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28R-200 Arrow
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-RSU
C/n / msn: 28R-7135006
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:4km W of Mt Macedon, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:YKTN
Destination airport:YMMB
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The student pilot was conducting a dual practice forced landing onto an airfield during strong, gusty conditions. It was the instructor's intention to allow the student to continue the landing at a low height for realism. The student pilot inadvertently left the landing gear retracted and the pilot missed the oversight. On short final approach, the aircraft encountered windshear and the instructor was late in nominating the go-around. The aircraft came to rest on the ground with the landing gear retracted.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1994/aair/199401910/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4934001/199401910.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-RSU courtesy AirHistory.net


Adelaide - Parafield (YPPF)
19 January 1989; (c) David Tanner (via Daniel Tanner)

Revision history:

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