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Last updated: 25 January 2022
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Fecha:martes 16 diciembre 1980
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic TRIS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A Trislander Mk.III-2
Operador:Eagle Airways Pty Ltd
Registración: VH-EGU
Numéro de série: 1030
Año de Construcción: 1976
Motores: 3 Lycoming O-540-E4C5
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:17 km (10.6 milles) SE of Tumut, NS (   Australia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bankstown Airport, NSW (BWU/YSBK), Australia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Melbourne-Essendon Airport, VIC (MEB/YMEN), Australia
Descripción:
Crashed in Snowy Mountains.
There was a severe cold front across southern New South Wales at the time. Before the pilot made a distress call, he told ATC that he was experiencing airframe and carburettor icing.

Fuentes:
» John Darcy Williams (e-mail 19 June 2016)
» Air Britain 10:2 p.42


Fotos

photo of BN-2A-Trislander-Mk-III-2-VH-EGU
accident date: 16-12-1980
type: Britten-Norman BN-2A Trislander Mk.III-2
registration: VH-EGU
photo of BN-2A-Trislander-Mk-III-2-VH-EGU
accident date: 16-12-1980
type: Britten-Norman BN-2A Trislander Mk.III-2
registration: VH-EGU
photo of BN-2A-Trislander-Mk-III-2-VH-EGU
accident date: 16-12-1980
type: Britten-Norman BN-2A Trislander Mk.III-2
registration: VH-EGU
photo of BN-2A-Trislander-Mk-III-2-VH-EGU
accident date: 16-12-1980
type: Britten-Norman BN-2A Trislander Mk.III-2
registration: VH-EGU
photo of BN-2A-Trislander-Mk-III-2-VH-EGU
accident date: 16-12-1980
type: Britten-Norman BN-2A Trislander Mk.III-2
registration: VH-EGU
photo of BN-2A-Trislander-Mk-III-2-VH-EGU
accident date: 16-12-1980
type: Britten-Norman BN-2A Trislander Mk.III-2
registration: VH-EGU
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Bankstown Airport, NSW to Melbourne-Essendon Airport, VIC as the crow flies is 691 km (432 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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