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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208706
Last updated: 22 January 2021
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Date:28-FEB-1995
Time:16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-180
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-CPM
C/n / msn: 28-7305513
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Paramatee Station via Yunta, SA -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YPIR
Destination airport:Manunda Station, SA
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The pilot had undertaken a private flight from Port Pirie with intent to land at a property. On arrival in the general area, he saw an airstrip, believing that he had arrived at his destination and commenced an approach for landing. After touchdown, the pilot realised the airstrip was unsuitable for the operation, but elected to continue the landing. The aircraft overshot the airstrip and the left wing collided with a tree, resulting in substantial damage.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1995/aair/199500622/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4932669/199500622.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-CPM courtesy AirHistory.net


Adelaide - Parafield (YPPF)
April 1978; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

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