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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208713
Last updated: 7 December 2019
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Date:19-FEB-1995
Time:13:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-WYJ
C/n / msn: 17266471
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Aldinga Airfield (YADG), Aldinga, SA -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YADG
Destination airport:YADG
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft encountered a heavy gust of wind on touchdown, causing it to become airborne again. It then landed nose wheel first, causing the nose gear to separate.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1995/aair/199500527/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4932636/199500527.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-WYJ courtesy AirHistory.net


Aldinga (YADG)
18 November 2006; (c) Andrei Bezmylov

Revision history:

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