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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208904
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Date:15-JUN-1995
Time:07:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28R-180
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-ASU
C/n / msn: 28R-30588
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Meda Station, WA -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:YPKU
Destination airport:Meda Station, WA
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
During the landing roll on a private airstrip, the pilot noticed a large oil drum in the path of the aircraft, which had been concealed by long grass until that point. The pilot attempted to take evasive action, but the left main wheel collided with the drum. The drum bounced up and collide with the wing, resulting in substantial damage.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1995/aair/199501949/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4932969/199501949.pdf

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


Revision history:

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