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Summary

On arrival at the destination strip, the pilot assessed the wind to be from the west at about 15 knots. He decided to land on runway 03, using full flap, shortfield technique, but during the flare the pilot found he was unable to counteract right drift and the aircraft touched down on the nosewheel. The nosegear subsequently collapsed, and the aircraft skidded to a halt just off the right side of the strip. The pilot said that during the approach he had been concentrating on his crosswind technique and had omitted to refer to the airspeed indicator after crossing the threshold. When he realised that the aircraft could not be aligned with the strip, he considered initiating a go-around but the aircraft struck the ground. This accident was not the subject of an on-site investigation.

 
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