ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 273340
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Narrative:On 25 July 2003, at approximately 1533Z the pilot, accompanied by 2 passengers, landed at Papiesvlakte after a private flight from FAGC. After the landing the pilot taxied into a hole on the dirt runway, which caused the nose landing gear to collapse. The propellers made contact with the ground and the right-hand main landing gear also collapsed, causing the right-hand wing to bend. According to available documentation the aircraft was correctly maintained. Fine weather conditions prevailed at the time of the accident.
|Date:||Friday 25 July 2003|
Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche B
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Investigating agency: ||CAA S.A.|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
PROBABLE CAUSE: The pilot taxied into a hole on the runway, causing the nose landing gear and the right-hand landing gear to collapse.
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|Investigating agency: ||CAA S.A. |
|Report number: || |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Download report: || Final report|
Other occurrences involving this aircraft
|24 February 2022
||Johannesburg-Grand Central Airport (GCJ/FAGC)
|Gear-up landing |
||Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Damage, Narrative, Category]|
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