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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230745
Last updated: 18 November 2019
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Date:09-NOV-2019
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic D6SL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
The Airplane Factory Sling 2
Owner/operator:
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Caboolture Airport (YCAB), Caboolture, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Caboolture Airport (YCAB)
Narrative:
The aircraft experienced a loss of control in the landing flare which resulted in the aircraft bouncing. The pilot elected to conduct a missed approach. On the subsequent approach, a successful flare and landing was conducted, however the nose wheel of the aircraft collapsed during roll out, resulting in additional damage. A post accident investigation could not determine any pre-existing defect in the nose leg and the failure was most likely due to over stress during the initial landing attempt.

Sources:

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


Revision history:

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18-Nov-2019 07:37 Pineapple Added

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