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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212923
Last updated: 10 October 2019
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Date:05-JAN-1984
Time:08:17
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE58 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 58 Baron
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-BGC
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Wellington Airport (YWEL), Wellington, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:YORG
Destination airport:YWEL
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft was being flown by the pilot under supervision. Touchdown was made 450 metres beyond the threshold of the strip. The pilot applied heavy braking and the aircraft began to skid and slide sideways down the strip. About 560 metres after touchdown, the right hand main gear over centre-lock released due to the side loads imposed. These loads were transmitted to the braze rod which failed, causing the gear to collapse. The right wingtip and propeller struck the ground.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1984/aair/aair198401360/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/33259/aair198401360.pdf

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


Revision history:

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