Aviation safety investigations & reports

Cessna 182-Q, VH-TLI, Portland VIC, 8 September 1990

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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After a local flight the pilot made an approach to land in light and variable wind conditions with full flap set. The aircraft touched down lightly about half way along the runway and became airborne again. It then contacted the runway heavily nose wheel first and bounced again. The pilot applied full power and made a go around followed by a circuit and landing. After shutdown in the parking area it was noticed that the aircraft was damaged.

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General details
Date: 08 September 1990   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1540    
Location: Portland    
State: Victoria   Occurrence type: Hard landing  
Release date: 05 October 1990   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Cessna Aircraft Company  
Aircraft model 182  
Aircraft registration VH-TLI  
Serial number 18266482  
Type of operation Private  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Portland VIC  
Departure time 1415  
Destination Portland VIC