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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47802
Last updated: 7 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk
Owner/operator:Fly 4 Fun
Registration: PH-WIM
MSN: 38-78A0592
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Farkashegy Airport (LHFH) -   Hungary
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Farkashegy Airport (LHFH)
Destination airport:Praha-Ruzyne International Airport (PRG/LKPR)
Investigating agency: TSB Hungary
Ran off runway.

The direct cause of the accident was the fracture of the inner mounting bolt of the right main landing gear.
In spite of the statement of the pilot, the IC assumes that the indirect cause of the incident was a previous hard landing during which the mounting elements sustained a greater than usual load. This load did not break or crack the mounting bolt but caused excess strain in its structure, and as a result the strength of the bolt was reduced.


Scamble 345

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TSB Hungary
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
27-Jul-2009 11:41 harro Updated
04-Aug-2020 11:58 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
04-Aug-2020 12:01 harro Updated [Destination airport, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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