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The ATSB commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding an accident involving a Piper Aircraft Corporation PA31-350 aircraft, registered VH-TAS, at Canberra Airport, ACT, on 12 Sep 2003, in which the aircraft landed on runway 30 with the landing gear in the retracted position. After attending the accident site and assessing initial information, a decision was made that there would be limited safety benefit in continuing the investigation.
 
General details
Date: 21 September 2003 Investigation status: Discontinued 
Time: 1920 EST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location   (show map):Canberra Airport Occurrence type:Wheels up landing 
State: Australian Capital Territory Occurrence class: Operational 
Release date: 21 October 2003 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Discontinued Highest injury level: None 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Piper Aircraft Corp 
Aircraft model: PA-31 
Aircraft registration: VH-TAS 
Type of operation: Air Transport Low Capacity 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Williamtown, NSW
Departure time:1757 EST
Destination:Canberra, ACT
Crew details
RoleClass of licenceHours on typeHours total
Pilot-in-CommandATPL5002470
 
 
 
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Last update 13 May 2014