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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213178
Last updated: 2 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BE58 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 58
Registration: VH-DTU
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:McIntyre's Field, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:YBAF
Destination airport:McIntyre's Field, NSW
Investigating agency: BASI
After a normal circuit the aircraft crossed the threshold at 85 knots. The pilot advised that the wheels locked as soon as braking was applied. Intermittent brake application had little effect in slowing the aircraft and as the pilot considered that insufficient strip remained to permit a go-around he attempted to ground loop the aircraft. It slid off the side of the strip and collided with a fence before coming to rest. The strip surface was very slippery as a result of overnight rain. Misty rain was still falling as the pilot made his approach and touched down about one quarter of the way along the strip. The pilot had not determined the last point at which a go-around could be commenced and persevered with the landing attempt beyond the point where a go-around could have been safely accomplished.


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

Revision history:

12-Jul-2018 13:04 Pineapple Added

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