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The aircraft entered the circuit for a landing on runway 07. On final approach the pilot's vision was affected by sunglare so he diverted for an approach to runway 36. Because of this distraction in the circuit area the pilot forgot to extend the landing gear, and landed 'wheels up'.
 
General details
Date: 10 December 1993 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 8:00 CST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
 Occurrence type:Wheels up landing 
 Occurrence class: Operational 
Release date: 14 June 1994 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final  
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Piper Aircraft Corp 
Aircraft model: PA-30 
Aircraft registration: VH-WJD 
Sector: Piston 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Mildura VIC
Destination:Renmark SA
 
 
 
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