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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208532
Last updated: 14 January 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Registration: VH-SYO
C/n / msn: 17263971
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Moonambel, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:YMNG
Destination airport:Moonambel, VIC
Investigating agency: BASI
On touchdown, the aircraft bounced twice and veered to the left. The pilot then applied power to go around but the speed was low and the stall warning sounded. The pilot then closed the throttle and attempted to put the aircraft back on the ground, but the aircraft hit the ground nose-first, breaking off the nose gear leg. The aircraft then came to rest inverted.


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


Photo of VH-SYO courtesy

Griffith (YGTH / GFF)
March 1978; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

01-Apr-2018 09:09 Pineapple Added

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