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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137039
Last updated: 25 November 2017
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MU2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mitsubishi MU-2B-30
Owner/operator:Western N.S.W. Airlines
Registration: VH-WMU
C/n / msn: 512
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bathurst, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Bankstown, Sydney, NSW (YSBK)
Destination airport:Bathurst, NSW (YBTH)
Written off November 7 1990. Aircraft was undertaking a Bank Run flight with numerous destinations and crashed on landing at Bathurst, NSW, resulting in the pilot receiving fatal injuries. There was fog present at Bathurst at the time of the crash.


1. Personal involvement at the Airservices Australia Pilot Briefing Office at Bankstown airport. I briefed the pilot and accepted his flight plan prior to his departure for Bathurst.

Revision history:

29-Jun-2011 08:35 harro Added
20-May-2012 04:00 geo Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Mar-2016 00:15 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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