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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212365
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172S
Registration: VH-EOP
C/n / msn: 172S10022
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Moorabbin Airport (YMMB), Moorabbin, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:YMMB
Destination airport:YMMB
On 2 September 2012, the pilot of a Cessna 172S aircraft, registered VH-EOP, was returning to Moorabbin Airport, Victoria, after having conducted a navigation training flight.

During the landing, the pilot attempted to initiate the hold-off by applying rearward pressure on the control column. The pilot reported that the column was ‘stuck’ and would not move. An excessive rate of sink occurred, resulting in a hard landing. After bouncing twice, the pilot applied left rudder and the aircraft veered off the runway, coming to rest on a grassed area. The aircraft sustained substantial damage.


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20-Jun-2018 09:57 Pineapple Added

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