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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:- (No safety board investigation)
Date:Saturday 1 July 2006
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA227-AC Metro III
Operator:Corporate Air (Australia)
Registration: VH-VEH
C/n / msn: AC-663B
First flight: 1986
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-11U-611G
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Canberra Airport (CBR) (   Australia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Canberra Airport, ACT (CBR/YSCB), Australia
Narrative:
The Metro was flared higher than usual during a night-time landing at Canberra. This resulted in a firm landing, causing substantial damage.

Classification:

Sources:
» ATSB Occurrence Number 200603751


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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