Investigation number
199300057
Occurrence date
State
Northern Territory
Report release date
Report status
Final
Investigation type
Occurrence Investigation
Investigation status
Completed
Aviation occurrence type
Hard landing
Occurrence category
Accident

The aircraft was landed heavily resulting in the separation of the right hand brake caliper. The pilot lost directional control of the aircraft and it veered off the runway and groundlooped, causing damage to the ailerons, wingtips and the interplane struts.

Aircraft Details
Departure point
Tindal NT
Destination
Newcastle Waters NT
Model
S-2A
Sector
Piston
Registration
VH-KIT
Damage
Substantial
Manufacturer
Pitts Aviation Enterprises