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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218935
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C404 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 404
Owner/operator:Hardy Aviation (NT) Pty Ltd
Registration: VH-ANM
MSN: 404-0010
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Darwin Airport (YPDN), Darwin, NT -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:YPDN
Destination airport:YSMP
Investigating agency: BASI
At his destination, the pilot reported a gear malfunction and use of the emergency gear extension system was unsuccessful. The pilot returned to Darwin and carried out a wheels up landing. Investigation revealed that the left hand nose steering cable had worn through the hydraulic gear extend line. This cable had been routed too close to the hydraulic line during the repair of damage from a prior occurrence.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BASI
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

9 Nov 1987 VH-ANM 0 Peppimenarti Airport (YPEP), Peppimenarti, NT sub

Revision history:

03-Dec-2018 09:25 Pineapple Added

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