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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240287
Last updated: 16 November 2020
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Date:20-AUG-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA226-T Merlin IIIB
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-LDQ
C/n / msn: T-326
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Gunnedah Airport (YGDH) -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Gunnedah Airport, NSW (GUH/YGDH)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Upon takeoff, the plane veered off the runway of Gunnedah Airport and sustained a partial landing gear collapse.
There were no personal injuries.

Sources:

https://www.nbnnews.com.au/2020/08/20/lucky-pilot-escapes-harm-after-plane-crashes-off-gunnedah-runway/
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/VHLDQ


Images:

Photo of VH-LDQ courtesy AirHistory.net


Coolangatta (YBCG / OOL)
19 August 2016; (c) Ian McDonell

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Aug-2020 06:32 gerard57 Added
20-Aug-2020 08:02 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source]
20-Aug-2020 11:33 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Narrative]

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