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Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Date:24-AUG-2019
Time:13:15 EST
Type:Silhouette image of generic GA8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Gippsland GA-8
Owner/operator:Air Fraser Island
Registration: VH-BFS
C/n / msn: GA8-03-035
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Fraser Island, Queensland -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Oaks, Queensland
Destination airport:Eurong, Queensland
Narrative:
he ATSB is investigating a landing gear failure involving a Gippsland Aeronautics GA-8, registered VH-BFS, at Fraser Island, Queensland, on 24 August 2019.

The aircraft was being used for charter operations from the mainland to Fraser Island, with a pilot and five passengers on board. The pilot reported that, during the landing roll, the right main landing gear collapsed causing minor damage to the aircraft as it came to a stop. There were no reported injuries.

As part of the investigation, the ATSB will conduct interviews, examine components from the aircraft, and obtain aircraft maintenance and inspection records.

A report will be released at the conclusion of the investigation.

Should a critical safety issue be identified during the course of the investigation, the ATSB will immediately notify relevant parties so appropriate action can be taken.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2019/aair/ao-2019-045/


Revision history:

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30-Aug-2019 02:40 Captain Adam Added

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