Aviation safety investigations & reports

Hard landing involving a Maule Aircraft Corp MX-7-235, VH-KSQ, Marulan, NSW on 16 January 1994

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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The aircraft was returning to Camden from Corowa with an intermediate stop at Marulan ALA. Two precautionary circuits were flown prior to landing. During the final approach to the upward sloping strip the pilot reported the landing flare was high and the subsequent touchdown heavier than normal. The right main landing gear collapsed immediately and the aircraft ground looped before coming to rest facing the opposite direction.
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General details
Date: 16 January 1994   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 14:00 ESuT    
State: New South Wales   Occurrence type: Hard landing  
Release date: 13 September 1994   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final    

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Maule Aircraft Corp  
Aircraft model MX-7-235  
Aircraft registration VH-KSQ  
Sector Piston  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Corowa NSW  
Destination Marulan NSW