Investigation number
196904734
Occurrence date
Location
Geraldton
Report release date
Report status
Final
Investigation type
Occurrence Investigation
Investigation status
Completed
Aviation occurrence type
Loss of control
Occurrence category
Accident
Highest injury level
None

The pilot intended to carry out a period of circuit and landing practice and had made one circuit and landing
which was satisfactory. On the second circuit he made an approach with full flap and appeared to make a
normal landing but after rolling about 300 feet the aircraft commenced to swing to the right. The pilot took
corrective action using left brake and rudder and the aircraft then ran straight for a short distance. However,
after a further 320 feet a second swing to the right became pronounced and the pilot was unable to maintain
directional control. After turning approximately 130 degrees to the right, and when almost at rest, the
aircraft tipped up on to the port wing and tailplane and then settled back on to the wheels.

Aircraft Details
Departure point
Geraldton
Destination
Geraldton
Model
180
Registration
VH-CSS
Operation type
Flying Training
Damage
Substantial
Manufacturer
Cessna Aircraft Company
Departure time
1630