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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231142
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-600 (72-212A)
Owner/operator:Virgin Australia
Registration: VH-FVR
C/n / msn: 1058
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:near Albury Airport -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY)
Destination airport:Albury Airport, NSW (ABX/YMAY)
Investigating agency: ATSB
Passing 1,300 ft on a straight in approach to runway 25 at Albury Airport in visual meteorological conditions, the flight crew of a Virgin Australia ATR 72-600 (VH-FVR) received a traffic collision avoidance system alert on an Australian Airline Pilot Academy Piper PA-28 (VH-XDI) which was turning final for runway 25. The flight crew of the ATR 72 conducted a missed approach to increase separation between the two aircraft.



Photo of VH-FVR courtesy

Brisbane (YBBN / BNE)
25 July 2013; (c) Peter Gates

Revision history:

05-Dec-2019 10:24 harro Added

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