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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214067
Last updated: 23 September 2020
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Date:15-MAY-1979
Time:18:51
Type:Silhouette image of generic C340 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 340
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-TDU
C/n / msn: 340-0349
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:8.7km S of Goulburn, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:YGLB
Destination airport:YSSY
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
Shortly after takeoff, the aircraft struck the ground. Analysis of the wreckage failed to find any defects. The pilot possibly failed to adequately monitor the aircraft performance after takeoff. The co-pilot also possibly failed to monitor the aircraft during takeoff.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1979/aair/197901381/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/5226409/197901381.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-TDU courtesy AirHistory.net


Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)
September 1976; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Aug-2018 02:03 Pineapple Added
23-Sep-2020 11:14 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]

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