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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213141
Last updated: 8 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150E
Registration: VH-KMJ
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Reekara, TAS -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Reekara, TAS
Destination airport:Reekara, TAS
Investigating agency: BASI
The pilot had decided to carry out some cross-wind circuit practice after the other pilot on board had carried out circuits on the into-wind strip. On the first circuit, touchdown was made 357 metres into the strip on the nose wheel and left main wheel together, followed by the right wheel. The nose gear sustained damage and when the aircraft touched down again after a short bounce the propeller struck the ground. The pilot had not conducted cross-wind landing practice for about a year. He was inexperienced on the aircraft type and the cross-wind component at the time was close to the aircraft limit.


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

Revision history:

11-Jul-2018 08:29 Pineapple Added

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