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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224257
Last updated: 22 June 2020
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Date:03-MAR-2018
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic KR30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ekolot KR-030 Topaz
Owner/operator:
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Riddell Airport (YRID), Riddell, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Nature:
Departure airport:Riddell Airport, VIC (YRID)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
After 3 circuits were completed satisfactorily, power was increased to full for takeoff. At that point, the nose wheel strut collapsed and sheared off. Immediately, power was cut. The aircraft slid, remaining upright, for about 10 metres before coming to a stop on the runway.

Sources:

https://www.raa.asn.au/safety/accident-and-defect-summaries/


Revision history:

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23-Apr-2019 10:58 Pineapple Added

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