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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224598
Last updated: 28 August 2021
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Date:26-DEC-2015
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JAB2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Jabiru J160
Owner/operator:
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:King Ash Bay, NT -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:King Ash Bay, NT
Narrative:
The aircraft was landing on a dirt strip with a 6 to 7 knot crosswind when a gust of wind blew the aircraft to the right side of the strip. As the aircraft touched down, the right main wheel sunk on soft dirt which damaged the undercarriage. The pilot tried to steer plane to the left and as the plane came to rest, it tilted forward and the right wingtip hit the ground.

Sources:

https://www.raa.asn.au/safety/accident-and-defect-summaries/


Revision history:

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02-May-2019 05:15 Pineapple Added

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