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The pilot was undergoing the second session of endorsement training on the type, operating on runway 31 in wind conditions of 270-300 degrees magnetic at 15 knots. On the second landing of the session the pilot misjudged the landing and the aircraft bounced, then touched down on the right main wheel, off the left side of the runway. The aircraft pivoted right as the instructor took over, closed the throttle and brought it to a stop. After taxy in and shutdown it was discovered that the right maingear leg and the propeller tips were bent.

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General details
Date: 26 June 1990 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1330  
Location:Moorabbin Airport Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Victoria Occurrence type: Hard landing 
Release date: 03 September 1990 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: None 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Bellanca Aircraft Corp 
Aircraft model: 8 
Aircraft registration: VH-SAR 
Serial number: 25676 
Type of operation: Flying Training 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Moorabbin VIC
Departure time:1320
Destination:Moorabbin VIC
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