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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:domingo 28 agosto 1983
Hora:21:45
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Operador:Moore's Air Charter
Registración: VH-KTE
Numéro de série: BB-320
Año de Construcción: 1978
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-41
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 11
Total:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 12
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:3,5 km (2.2 milles) S of Adavale, QLD (   Australia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Windorah Airport, QLD (WNR/YWDH), Australia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Toowoomba Airport, QLD (TWB/YTWB), Australia
Descripción:
A Beechcraft 200 Super King Air aircraft, VH-KTE, broke up in flight and crashed to the ground 3.5 kilometres south of Adavale. The pilot-in-command and the 11 passengers were killed when the aircraft fuselage, devoid of wings and empennage, impacted the ground, inverted.

Probable Cause:

The cause of the accident could not be established.

Fuentes:
» BASI report


Fotos

photo of Beechcraft-200-Super-King-Air-VH-KTE
VH-KTE
 

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 Windorah Airport, QLD to Toowoomba Airport, QLD as the crow flies is 947 km (592 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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