Aviation safety investigations & reports

Airframe event involving a Piper Aircraft Corp PA-31-350, VH-XLB, Young, Aerodrome, NSW on 8 July 1998

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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When the landing gear was selected up after takeoff, the right main landing gear failed to retract. The pilot in command then diverted to Cootamundra where a normal landing was carried out. The investigation is continuing.
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General details
Date: 08 July 1998   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 6:03 EST    
State: New South Wales    
Release date: 05 August 1998   Occurrence category: Incident  
Report status: Final    

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Piper Aircraft Corp  
Aircraft model PA-31-350  
Aircraft registration VH-XLB  
Sector Piston  
Damage to aircraft Nil  
Departure point Young NSW  
Destination Cowra NSW