Aviation safety investigations & reports

Piper PA28-161, VH-UMB, 22 Km NE of Deniliquin NSW, 18 February 1985

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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At the conclusion of the dual training segment of the flight the instructor decided to demonstrate a forced landing sequence. Descent was continued to a very low height, and during the go-around the aircraft struck a fence at the approach end of the selected paddock. Control was maintained and a safe landing was subsequently carried out at the destination aerodrome.

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General details
Date: 18 February 1985   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1035    
Location: 22 Km NE of Deniliquin    
State: New South Wales    
Release date: 17 May 1985   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Piper Aircraft Corp  
Aircraft model PA-28  
Aircraft registration VH-UMB  
Type of operation Flying Training  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Deniliquin NSW  
Departure time 1035  
Destination Deniliquin NSW