Incident Piper PA-28-180 VH-PEJ, Friday 8 January 1988
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Date:Friday 8 January 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-28-180
Registration: VH-PEJ
MSN: 28-1459
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Sandy Camp, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Coonamble, NSW
Destination airport:Sandy Camp, NSW
Investigating agency: BASI
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot was making a landing on a dirt strip 822 metres in length. The conditions were calm and the temperature was 37 degrees Celsius. The aircraft floated for some distance before touchdown. Although heavy braking was commenced the pilot reported it was apparent the aircraft would not stop before the end of the strip. A ground loop was initiated during which the aircraft entered soft ground. The nose leg was bent as the aircraft tipped onto a wing tip.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BASI
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


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