Serious incident Saab 340B+ VH-VEQ, 10 Nov 2022
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 300996
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SF34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Saab 340B+
Owner/operator:Virgin Australia, opb Link Airways
Registration: VH-VEQ
MSN: 340B-424
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Canberra Airport, ACT (CBR/YSCB) -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Canberra Airport, ACT (CBR/YSCB)
Destination airport:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY)
Investigating agency: ATSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Virgin Australia flight VA633, a Saab 340B+ was taking off from runway 36 at Canberra Airport, Australia, when a strap that was not removed from the propeller blade prior to flight, penetrated the fuselage of the aircraft. The aircraft returned for a safe landing, seven minutes after takeoff.
A passenger received minor injuries. The aircraft sustained minor damage.


Revision history:

11-Nov-2022 15:18 harro Added
11-Nov-2022 15:19 harro Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Location, Source]
11-Nov-2022 15:20 harro Updated [Narrative]

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