ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 279149
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Narrative:As soon as the pilot applied power to initiate the take-off roll, the nose gear broke off at the fork and the aircraft’s nose pitched down, resulting in the propeller blades striking the ground.
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||New Tempe Aerodrome (FATP) -
|Departure airport:||Bloemfontein/New Tempe (FATP)|
|Destination airport:||Bloemfontein/New Tempe (FATP)|
|Investigating agency: ||CAA SouthAfrica|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
The aircraft sustained substantial damage, however, both occupants were not injured.
The nose gear fork failed due to an undetected crack during the last inspection.
1. Non-recording of landings by the pilot/s and/or operator.
2. Lack of proper maintenance inspection as per the manufacturer’s SB.
3. Non-adherence to the 50 landings maintenance inspection as per the manufacturer’s SB.
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|Investigating agency: ||CAA SouthAfrica |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Duration: ||3 months|
|Download report: || Final report|
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