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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 78947
Last updated: 8 June 2020
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Date:05-MAY-1969
Time:12:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150G
Owner/operator:Peninsula Aero Club
Registration: VH-KXI
C/n / msn: 15066545
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Tyabb Airfield, Victoria -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Tyabb, Victoria (YTYA)
Destination airport:Tyabb, Victoria (YTYA)
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The pilot was conducting his second solo landing. The circuit was normal but on level off the Cessna ballooned and landed heavily on its nose wheel breaking it off. The pilot was not injured. It was concluded that the pilot had received insufficient training before flying solo.

Sources:

1. http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1969/aair/aair196902356.aspx_
2. http://atsb.gov.au/media/24642/196902356.pdf
3. http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/000296152.html

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


Images:

Photo of VH-KXI courtesy AirHistory.net


Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)
4 December 1976; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Oct-2010 14:04 VHKDK Added
02-Apr-2014 19:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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