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The pilot reported that shortly after touchdown, he heard a noise followed by vibration from the nosewheel area. He subsequently lost directional control of the aircraft which came to rest beyond the left side of the runway. Post flight inspection rebealed that the nosewheel had collapsed, and that the propeller and left wing tip were damaged. It appeared that the pilot overcontrolled with the elevator after the initial touchdown.
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General details
Date: 07 January 1995 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 14:20 EST  
 Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
 Occurrence type: Control - Other 
Release date: 15 February 1995 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 210N 
Aircraft registration: VH-FFY 
Sector: Piston 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Caloundra QLD
Destination:Lismore NSW
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