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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214254
Last updated: 19 July 2020
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Date:16-APR-1985
Time:13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-MAE
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Hoxton Park Airport (YHOX), Hoxton Park, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YHOX
Destination airport:YHOX
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
On final approach, the pilot noticed another aircraft on departure using the other runway at Hoxton Park. The other aircraft turned immediately to allow sufficient clearance for VH-MAE, but the pilot of VH-MAE decided to go around instead. During the go-around, the aircraft mushed onto the flight strip and the nose wheel broke off. The aircraft nosed over and came to rest inverted.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1985/aair/aair198502531/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/29572/aair198502531.pdf

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


Revision history:

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