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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214371
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AEST model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-60-600
Registration: VH-IGV
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bankstown Airport (YSBK), Bankstown, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:YCWR
Destination airport:YSBK
Investigating agency: BASI
The landing gear was selected down during the downwind leg of the circuit, and the gear down lights were illuminated. The aircraft touched down normally, but as soon as the nose wheel contacted the runway, the gear warning horn sounded and the nose-gear retracted. The aircraft slid to a halt on the centre-line of the runway. Inspection confirmed that the landing gear system was serviceable. However, the cause of the gear collapse was not positively determined.


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

Revision history:

11-Aug-2018 12:02 Pineapple Added

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