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Last updated: 19 February 2019
Datum:Donnerstag 4 August 1983
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic HERN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-114 Riley Heron 2D
Fluggesellschaft:Airlines of Tasmania
Kennzeichen: VH-CLY
Werknummer: 14122
Baujahr: 1957
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Launceston Airport, TAS (LST) (   Australien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Launceston Airport, TAS (LST/YMLT), Australien
The aircraft was misaligned with the runway and full power had to be applied to go-around. The flaps were raised partially and the gear was retracted. The combination of touchdown speed and flap retraction caused a sink. The left wing struck several fences and the aircraft slid to a halt.


photo of de Havilland DH-114 Riley Heron 2D VH-CLY
Connair sold their Heron to Air North in 1980, which sold it to Airlines of Tasmania in 1983.
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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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