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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208599
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Date:21-JAN-1995
Time:13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182Q
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-LJE
C/n / msn: 18266780
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kyneton Airport (YKTN), Kyneton, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:YKTN
Destination airport:YKTN
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
On return to the airfield after a short local flight, the pilot noticed the windsock was indicating a strong southerly wind. He therefore elected to land on the 180 degree strip. The approach and flare were normal, except for some turbulence. However, during the hold off, the aircraft encountered a particularly strong gust. This resulted in the aircraft ballooning with the right wing low and substantial right drift. The pilot immediately applied power to go around but was unable to stop the drift. As the aircraft was now heading towards a nearby hangar, he turned further right to avoid it but was then confronted with trees and houses beyond. Concerned he would not clear the trees, he closed the throttle and attempted to land in a clear area. The aircraft struck the ground heavily with its right wingtip and cartwheeled, coming to rest after about 50 metres.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1995/aair/199500139/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4932534/199500139.pdf

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


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