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The pilot had decided to carry out some cross-wind circuit practice after the other pilot on board had carried out circuits on the into-wind strip. On the first circuit, touchdown was made 357 metres into the strip on the nosewheel and left mainwheel together, followed by the right wheel. The nose gear sustained damage and when the aircraft touched down again after a short bounce the propeller struck the ground. The pilot had not conducted cross-wind landing practice for about a year. He was inexperienced on the aircraft type and the cross-wind component at the time was close to the aircraft limit.

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General details
Date: 15 September 1984 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1152 Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location:Reekara (King Island) Occurrence type:Hard landing 
State: Tasmania Occurrence class: Operational 
Release date: 03 December 1984 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: None 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 150 
Aircraft registration: VH-KMJ 
Type of operation: Private 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Reekara TAS
Departure time:1152
Destination:Reekara TAS
 
 
 
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