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Last updated: 22 October 2021
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Date:15-APR-1987
Time:20:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-MSZ
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Tibooburra, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:YBHI
Destination airport:Tibooburra, NSW
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The pilot was making a night landing approach. Late in the flare a thump was heard, and shortly after touchdown the nose gear collapsed. The aircraft came to rest on the strip 390 metres further on. It was discovered that a large kangaroo had struck the nose gear, and that a number of other kangaroos were in the immediate vicinity.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1987/aair/aair198702401/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/27596/aair198702401.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BASI
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

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