Wirestrike Incident Cessna U206G VH-UPK,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210254
 
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Date:Monday 20 January 1997
Time:07:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna U206G
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-UPK
MSN: U20605477
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Bencubbin Airport (YBCB), Bencubbin, WA -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:SU
Departure airport:YPJT
Destination airport:YMDN
Investigating agency: BASI
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The crew were experiencing problems with the survey equipment and decided to land at Bencubbin to investigate. As the aircraft touched down at about 80 knots, it was hit by a wind gust from behind, causing it to land heavily and bounce. The pilot initiated a go-around, but with the loss of airspeed associated with the initial bounce and an increasing tailwind component, the aircraft continued to run along the upsloping gravel surface. The go-around was then aborted with consideration of powerlines at the end of the strip. The aircraft overshot the end of the runway and came to rest in adjoining scrub.

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

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1997/aair/199700155/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4930607/199700155.pdf

Revision history:

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01-May-2018 06:08 Pineapple Added

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