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The aircraft was making its third landing on the airstrip for the day with a reported crosswind of 7 to 14 knots from the right. After touchdown as the aircraft slowed to about 30 knots the aircraft was struck by a large wind gust lifting the tail. The propeller struck the ground and the aircraft overturned.

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General details
Date: 07 March 1990 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 830  
Location:"Buttabone" (46 kms North of Warren) Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: New South Wales  
Release date: 24 April 1990  
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: None 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 188 
Aircraft registration: VH-UDK 
Serial number: 18803213T 
Type of operation: Aerial Work 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:"Buttabone" NSW
Departure time:800
Destination:Buttabone NSW
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