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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211023
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Date:05-DEC-1997
Time:17:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 76
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-HJS
C/n / msn: ME-116
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Galston, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:YMND
Destination airport:YSBK
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
During an IFR pre-licence test, the pilot, en route from Maitland to Bankstown, transmitted a "Mayday" call advising that both engines had failed. No location was given and the pilot did not respond to calls from Flight Service. A distress phase was declared and the appropriate authorities notified. A short time later a telephone call was received from the operator, advising that the aircraft had made a forced landing on the Galston sports oval. Both occupants were uninjured and the aircraft was substantially damaged.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1997/aair/199703960/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4931360/199703960.pdf

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


Revision history:

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