Serious incident Gippsland GA-8 Airvan ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 310562
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Date:Thursday 9 January 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic GA8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Gippsland GA-8 Airvan
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:Gove Aerodrome, 270° M 19Km, NT -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Gove-Nhulunbuy Airport, NT (GOV/YPGV)
Destination airport:Elcho Island Airport, NT (ELC/YELD)
Investigating agency: ATSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The VFR aircraft encountered deteriorating weather conditions and the pilot conducted a return to Gove. During the return, the aircraft entered IMC and the pilot requested navigational assistance from ATC.


ATSB OA2020-00041

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14-Jun-2023 10:14 Ron Averes Updated

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