Aviation safety investigations & reports

Piper PA 44, VH-JON, Not Known, 9 July 1988

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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During a pre-flight inspection it was discovered that the left wing of the aircraft had suffered permanent deformation. The subsequent investigation was unable to determine any details as to how and when this deformation had occurred. The damage was consistent with an overstress during a rolling pull-out.

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General details
Date: 09 July 1988   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: N/K    
Location: Not Known    
State: Other   Occurrence type: Airframe - Other  
Release date: 09 August 1988   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Piper Aircraft Corp  
Aircraft model PA-44  
Aircraft registration VH-JON  
Serial number 44-8195021  
Type of operation Private  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Bankstown NSW  
Departure time N/K  
Destination N/K