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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214354
Last updated: 13 March 2020
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Date:03-JUN-1985
Time:17:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic LA4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lake LA-4-200
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-AWY
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Whitsunday Airport (YSHR), Shute Harbour, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Hayman Island, QLD
Destination airport:YSHR
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
During the landing roll, the aircraft began to veer to the right. The pilot attempted to correct the veer by applying left brake and rudder without success. Due to the likelihood of a collision with a nearby stationary aircraft, he then ground-looped the aircraft to the right and the aircraft was brought to a stop.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1985/aair/aair198503514/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/33339/aair198503514.pdf

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


Revision history:

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