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The student pilot was attempting a full stop landing while under instruction. The wind was light and variable with occasional gusts producing 6 knots of crosswind from the left on runway 23. The approach, flare and touchdown were reported to be uneventful. About two seconds after touchdown the aircraft was hit by a wind gust and swung suddenly to the left. The student pilot immediately applied full right aileron which pitched the aircraft on to the right wingtip. It then pivotted heavily onto the nose gear which collapsed. The aircraft skidded to a halt on the sealed surface.

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General details
Date: 12 June 1989 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1245 EST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location:Dubbo Occurrence type:Loss of control 
State: New South Wales Occurrence class: Operational 
Release date: 03 July 1989 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: None 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 152 
Aircraft registration: VH-UAK 
Serial number: 15281173 
Type of operation: Flying Training 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Dubbo NSW
Departure time:N/K
Destination:Dubbo NSW
 
 
 
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