Aviation safety investigations & reports

Cessna 150G, VH-KVP, Pinnacles Station WA, 10 February 1990

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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The pilot's DEPARTURE was delayed by business discussions and he arrived over the Pinnacles Station after last light. During the landing attempt without runway lighting and in overcast conditions, the pilot raised the nose for landing whilst the aircraft was high and to the right of the strip. On touchdown the nosewheel entered soft sand and collapsed. The aircraft overturned during the landing.

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General details
Date: 10 February 1990   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1930    
Location: Pinnacles Station    
State: Western Australia    
Release date: 26 April 1990   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Cessna Aircraft Company  
Aircraft model 150  
Aircraft registration VH-KVP  
Serial number 15066404  
Type of operation Private  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Outcamp  
Departure time 1855  
Destination Pinnacles Station WA