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After landing the pilot turned off the runway onto the taxyway leading to the apron. He then decided to refuel the aircraft and elected to taxy directly to the refuelling shed. As the aircraft left the movement area the nosewheel dropped into a drain, leading to a pipe culvert, which was on the very edge of the movement area and was difficult to see even at close range.
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General details
Date: 29 August 1970 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1715 EST  
Location:Ayr Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Queensland  
Release date: 20 September 1971  
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: None 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Beech Aircraft Corp 
Aircraft model: 23 
Aircraft registration: VH-SUN 
Type of operation: Private 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Ayr
Departure time:1600
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