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NTSB Identification: LAX96WA348
Accident occurred Thursday, August 01, 1996 in
Aircraft: Piper PA-24-260C, registration: N9483P
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On August 1, 1996, at 0515 local time, the pilot of a Piper PA-24-260C, N9483P, experienced a collapsed gear during takeoff from the Nadi Airport, Fiji Islands. The aircraft received substantial damage and the pilot was not injured. Visual meteorological conditions existed at the time and an IFR flight plan was filed for the ferry flight from Nadi to Australia.