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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218935
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Date:30-JUL-1988
Time:10:03
Type:Silhouette image of generic C404 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 404
Owner/operator:Hardy Aviation (NT) Pty Ltd
Registration: VH-ANM
C/n / msn: 404-0010
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Darwin Airport (YPDN), Darwin, NT -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:YPDN
Destination airport:YSMP
Narrative:
At his destination, the pilot reported a gear malfunction and use of the emergency gear extension system was unsuccessful. The pilot returned to Darwin and carried out a wheels up landing. Investigation revealed that the left hand nose steering cable had worn through the hydraulic gear extend line. This cable had been routed too close to the hydraulic line during the repair of damage from a prior occurrence.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1988/aair/aair198800724/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/31261/aair198800724.pdf


Revision history:

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03-Dec-2018 09:25 Pineapple Added

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