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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Datum:donderdag 21 februari 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Advance Airlines
Registratie: VH-AAV
Constructienummer: BB-245
Bouwjaar: 1977
Aantal vlieguren:5061
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 12 / inzittenden: 12
Totaal:slachtoffers: 13 / inzittenden: 13
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD) (   AustraliŽ)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY), AustraliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Temora Airport, NSW (TEM/YTEM), AustraliŽ
A Beechcraft 200 Super King Air aircraft, registered VH-AAV, collided with the western sea wall enclosing the extension of runway 16/34, abeam the runway 34 threshold, at Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD). The aircraft broke apart on impact and there was an explosive fire. The pilot and all twelve passengers were killed.
The accident occurred approximately 106 seconds after the aircraft had commenced takeoff from runway 25, on a scheduled flight to Temora Airport, NSW (TEM).

Probable Cause:

The cause of the accident has not been determined, but the most likely explanation is that the aircraft was operated in a reduced power configuration which, under the prevailing conditions, rendered its single-engine performance critical in respect to aircraft handling.



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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW en Temora Airport, NSW bedraagt 340 km (213 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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