Incident Piper PA-34-220T VH-SKJ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208164
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Date:Wednesday 27 July 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-34-220T
Registration: VH-SKJ
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Horn Island Airport, Horn Island, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:YKUB
Destination airport:Horn Island Airport (YHID)
Investigating agency: BASI
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The left landing gear indicated unsafe after the pilot selected the landing gear down. The pilot retracted the landing gear and carried out the emergency extension procedure with the same result. During the subsequent landing, the left landing gear collapsed. A subsequent inspection revealed that the left main gear trunnion pivot pin had partially seized.

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


Revision history:

25-Mar-2018 07:23 Pineapple Added
17-Jun-2023 00:05 Ron Averes Updated

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