Aviation safety investigations & reports

Hard landing involving a Piper Aircraft Corp PA-28R-200, VH-EYM, MOREE , NSW on 1 November 1988

Investigation number:
Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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This accident was not subject to an on scene investigation. CIRCUMSTANCES: During a maintenance inspection substantial damage was found to the wing structure in the vicinity of the left main landing gear. It was considered that the damage was consistent with a heavy landing. The aircraft had been flown on several occasions in the previous month by different pilots. No reports had been made of any occurrence likely to cause the damage found to the aircraft. The damage should have been readily noticeable during pre-flight inspections.
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General details
Date: 01 November 1988   Investigation status: Completed  
State: New South Wales   Occurrence type: Hard landing  
Release date: 13 January 1988   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final    

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Piper Aircraft Corp  
Aircraft model PA-28R-200  
Aircraft registration VH-EYM  
Sector Piston  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
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