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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209734
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Date:19-JUL-1996
Time:12:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 500 Citation I
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-ZMD
MSN: 500-0263
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Incident
Location:Cordillo Downs, SA -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:YBDV
Destination airport:Cordillo Downs, SA
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
During the landing roll, the nose wheel entered a soft patch on the dirt strip. This caused the aircraft to slew to the right slightly and the nose wheel broke through the crusted surface of the strip. The left side of the aircraft was sprayed with large stones, resulting in substantial damage.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1996/aair/199602803/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4932111/199602803.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-ZMD courtesy AirHistory.net


Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)
1 July 2008; (c) Phil Vabre

Revision history:

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