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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214137
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:17-FEB-1985
Time:19:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-151
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-RUZ
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Moorabbin Airport (YMMB), Moorabbin, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YBLT
Destination airport:YMMB
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The pilot was turning into the parking area, intending to taxi between aircraft parked in parallel rows. As the turn was completed the left wingtip struck the spinner of the aircraft at the start of the left hand row. This aircraft was undamaged, however the wingtip of the taxiing aircraft was pushed rearwards with consequent damage to the rear spar fuselage carry-through member.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1985/aair/aair198501394/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/34408/aair198501394.pdf

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


Revision history:

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