Incident Piper PA-34-200 VH-SVS,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208815
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Date:Monday 17 April 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-34-200
Registration: VH-SVS
MSN: 34-7350172
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Parafield Airport (YPPF), Parafield, SA -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:YPPF
Destination airport:YPPF
Investigating agency: BASI
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot made a slightly heavier landing than normal. During the landing roll, the nose gear down light went off and the nose gear collapsed. An investigation revealed that the nose gear retraction ram mounting bracket had failed, allowing the nose gear to fold rearwards.

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


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
12 January 1995 VH-SVS 0 Parafield Airport (YPPF), Parafield, SA sub
Bounced on landing

Revision history:

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