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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152296
Last updated: 29 August 2021
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Time:13:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior
Registration: VH-JXR
MSN: 28-7515185
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Mangalore, Victoria -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:YMNG
Destination airport:YMNG
A trainee pilot has made a courageous landing on two wheels at a small airport in Victoria's north after he lost a wheel during take off. The 21-year-old pilot was forced to circle above Mangalore Airport, near Nagambie, in an effort to burn enough fuel to attempt the landing. An airport spokesman said earlier that pilots had successfully landed on two wheels before but that it was very difficult to do so. Normally pilots would have three wheels when landing a light plane. Emergency crews, including a fire truck, were on standby at the airport about 120 kilometres north of Melbourne.


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07-Jan-2013 11:23 jorgetadeu7 Added

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