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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210741
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic G115 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grob G-115C2
Registration: VH-ZTN
MSN: 82077/C2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Jandakot Airport (YPJT), Jandakot, WA -   Australia
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:YPJT
Destination airport:YPJT
Investigating agency: BASI
The aircraft had been parked in a recently opened grass parking bay. Whilst the aircraft was taxiing from the parking area onto a taxiway, the aircraft's left main landing gear wheel sank in soft sand on an unmarked irrigation outlet. The metal plate covering the outlet was not supported on one side. The wheel ran onto the unsupported side of the plate, causing it to flick up and puncture the underside of the wing and fuel tank. Exit routes from the parking area were not marked and the path taken by the pilot was not normally used.


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

Revision history:

11-May-2018 17:11 Pineapple Added
12-May-2018 10:04 Pineapple Updated [Damage]

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