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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212945
Last updated: 5 May 2020
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Date:03-MAR-1984
Time:08:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20F
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-ERS
C/n / msn: 670418
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Redcliffe Aerodrome (YRED), Rothwell, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YRED
Destination airport:YRED
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft experienced a right landing gear collapse shortly after touchdown. A subsequent examination found that the gear failed to lock overcentre, possibly due to inadequate lubrication of the landing gear system.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1984/aair/aair198400009/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/31613/aair198400009.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-ERS courtesy AirHistory.net


Sydney - Bankstown (YSBK / BWU)
September 1969; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jul-2018 10:54 Pineapple Added
05-May-2020 18:21 Mooneyman_Jack Updated [Cn]

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