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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18389
Last updated: 10 January 2022
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Type:Auster J/5B Autocar
Owner/operator:Bush Pilots Pty Ltd
Registration: VH-KBB
MSN: 2942
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bulimba Station, Bulimba, 2 miles NE of Brisbane, Queensland -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Bulimba, Queensland
Auster J/5B Autocar VH-KBB was known to have sustained two separate accidents, some six years apart. Firstly, on 9/4/53, it force landed due to adverse weather at Ellis Beach, near Cairns. After landing, the aircraft taxied into high ground.

The second and final accident for VH-KBB was on 3/3/59, when the pilot was unable to arrest a ground loop whilst landing at Bulimba Station, Bulimba, 2 miles north east of Brisbane, Queensland, when brakes were applied during the landing run on a greasy strip, and aircraft rolled onto its wing.



Revision history:

17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
25-Mar-2014 02:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
25-Mar-2014 02:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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