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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:Voorlopig - officieel
Datum:donderdag 28 januari 2016
Tijd:15:28
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Hamilton Island Air
Registratie: VH-WTY
Constructienummer: 208-00522
Bouwjaar: 2010
Motoren: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 10
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 11
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Chance Bay, Whitsunday Island, QLD (   AustraliŽ)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Passagiersvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Hamilton Island Airport, QLD (HTI/YBHM), AustraliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
The Cessna Caravan floatplane suffered a landing accident at Chance Bay near Whitsunday Island, Queensland, Australia.
Six passengers sustained minor injuries.
Preliminary investigations by police suggest that the aircraft struck rough water on landing. The plane bounced heavily, coming to a stop on a tree covered hillside near the beach.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: ATSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: AO-2016-007

Bronnen:
» Daily Mercury
» 7News Brisbane


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