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After arrival at the destination aerodrome near the End-of-Daylight the pilot was making his second approach to land. The aircraft subsequently touched down with the undercarriage retracted and slid for 150 metres. The pilot initially reported that he had landed without selecting the landing gear down but later infered that it had collapsed when landing. A subsequent examination and engineering report revealed that the landing gear had been selected down after the aircraft had come to rest on the runway.

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General details
Date: 07 August 1990 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1740 Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location:Moruya Airport Occurrence type:Wheels up landing 
State: New South Wales Occurrence class: Operational 
Release date: 10 September 1990 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: None 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 172 
Aircraft registration: VH-BOY 
Serial number: 172RG0761 
Type of operation: Private 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Canberra ACT
Departure time:1706
Destination:Moruya NSW
 
 
 
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