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Last updated: 22 September 2021
Date:Saturday 23 November 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou
Operator:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registration: A4-235
MSN: 235
First flight: 1965
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Scotts Peak, TAS (   Australia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The DHC-4 was conducting a STOL training exercise at Scotts Peak, Tasmania, when it ran off the end of the airstrip. The nosegear collapsed as it struck a ditch.
The airplane was provisionally repaired and flown to Richmond, then Amberley to be withdrawn from use.

Runway excursion

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