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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216064
Last updated: 3 March 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172
Registration: VH-KZG
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Archerfield Airport (YBAF), Archerfield, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:YBAF
Destination airport:YBAF
Investigating agency: BASI
The pilot was making a landing approach in 8 knot crosswind conditions. Witnesses reported that the aircraft was flared at a greater height above the ground than normal, and it subsequently landed heavily and bounced. The pilot elected to carry out a go-around, applied full power and raised the flaps. Shortly afterwards, the aircraft stalled and struck the ground in a left wing low attitude at about 90 degrees to the runway heading. The pilot had not flown for several weeks, and had evidently misjudged the height of the aircraft when he commenced the landing flare. After he applied full power to go around, he had retracted the flaps while the airspeed was still relatively low.


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

Revision history:

06-Oct-2018 11:06 Pineapple Added

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