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The pilot was landing with a crosswind from the left of 10-15 kt. As the aircraft touched down, the left wing lifted, causing the right wingtip to contact the ground. The aircraft veered right for a short time before the propeller struck the ground, causing extensive damage to the nose section of the aircraft.
 
General details
Date: 05 September 1993 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 10:42 EST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
 Occurrence type:Runway excursion 
 Occurrence class: Operational 
Release date: 19 June 1994 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final  
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Piper Aircraft Corp 
Aircraft model: PA-32-260 
Aircraft registration: VH-TAT 
Sector: Piston 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Birdsville QLD
Destination:Longreach QLD
 
 
 
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