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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218208
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:08-JAN-1988
Time:12:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-180
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-PEJ
C/n / msn: 281459
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Sandy Camp, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Coonamble, NSW
Destination airport:Sandy Camp, NSW
Narrative:
The pilot was making a landing on a dirt strip 822 metres in length. The conditions were calm and the temperature was 37 degrees Celsius. The aircraft floated for some distance before touchdown. Although heavy braking was commenced the pilot reported it was apparent the aircraft would not stop before the end of the strip. A ground loop was initiated during which the aircraft entered soft ground. The nose leg was bent as the aircraft tipped onto a wing tip.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1988/aair/aair198802340/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/33063/aair198802340.pdf


Revision history:

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21-Nov-2018 08:15 Pineapple Added

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