Aviation safety investigations & reports

Piper PA25-235, VH-KLZ, Willow Glen 80km NW of Goondiwindi QLD, 5 January 1986

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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As the aircraft approached the end of the landing roll the left main landing gear leg collapsed. The aircraft swung to the left before coming to rest in a left wing low attitude. The landing gear leg had failed due to overload. The cause of the overload failure could not be determined.

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General details
Date: 05 January 1986   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 945    
Location: Willow Glen 80km NW of Goondiwindi    
State: Queensland    
Release date: 31 January 1986   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Piper Aircraft Corp  
Aircraft model PA-25  
Aircraft registration VH-KLZ  
Type of operation Aerial Work  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Willow Glen QLD  
Departure time 0945  
Destination Willow Glen QLD