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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209081
Last updated: 22 January 2021
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Date:20-SEP-1995
Time:11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-180
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-EDJ
C/n / msn: 28-5679
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Goulburn Airport (YGLB), Goulburn, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:YSBK
Destination airport:YGLB
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The student pilot was conducting a solo navigation exercise. On arrival in the Goulburn circuit area he elected to land on runway 04, having observed that the wind was northerly at about 10-15 kts. Shortly after turning onto base leg the pilot realised that the wind was gusting. During the landing flare the aircraft was struck by a strong wind gust which caused it to be displaced from the runway alignment. While the pilot was attempting to re-align the aircraft with the runway a second wind gust caused the left wing to drop and strike the runway grass verge. The pilot recovered control of the aircraft and completed the landing without further difficulty.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1995/aair/199503285/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4933263/199503285.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BASI
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

20 Mar 2016 VH-EDJ Private 0 Tooradin Airport (YTDN), Tooradin, VIC sub


Images:

Photo of VH-EDJ courtesy AirHistory.net


Tooradin (YTDN)
4 November 2008; (c) Phil Vabre

Revision history:

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