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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211096
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:25-JAN-1998
Time:10:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-235
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-MIM
C/n / msn: 28-10180
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Numurkah, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Patho, VIC
Destination airport:Numurkah, VIC
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The pilot was attempting to land in gusty crosswind conditions and was experiencing difficulty in handling the aircraft during the landing flare. The airspeed decreased and the aircraft landed heavily, causing the nose gear to collapse.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1998/aair/199800345/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4930199/199800345.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-MIM courtesy AirHistory.net


Sydney - Bankstown (YSBK / BWU)
March 1970; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

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16-May-2018 14:08 Pineapple Added

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