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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214092
Last updated: 21 May 2019
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Date:06-JAN-1985
Time:09:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28R-200
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-WIN
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Bourke Airport (YBKE), Bourke, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YDLQ
Destination airport:Bullaroon Station, NSW
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
As the pilot was attempting to locate the airstrip at his destination, he noticed some of the aircraft's electrical equipment had failed. He decided to proceed to Bourke and land. On arrival over Bourke the pilot selected the gear down but did not obtain any indication of the gear position. He then manoeuvred the aircraft in an effort to assist gear extension but did not attempt to use the manual override system. The aircraft was landed with the gear retracted. The alternator and engine pulleys were out of alignment resulting in the drive belt becoming detached.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1985/aair/aair198502508/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/33223/aair198502508.pdf

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


Revision history:

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