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It was reported that as the aircraft touched down for a normal landing it was struck by a gust of wind. It became airborne again touching down the second time, nosewheel first. The nosewheel landing gear leg separated and the propeller struck the ground.
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General details
Date: 19 February 1995 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 13:20 CSuT  
 Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
 Occurrence type: Hard landing 
Release date: 20 February 1996 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 172M 
Aircraft registration: VH-WYJ 
Sector: Piston 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Aldinga SA
Destination:Aldinga SA
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