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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 
 Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
 Occurrence type: Hard landing 
Release date: 13 January 1988 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
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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