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Last updated: 22 August 2019
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Thursday 5 July 2018
Time:06:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic D228 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier 228-202
Operator:GAM - General Aviation Maintenance
Registration: VH-VJN
C/n / msn: 8040
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Thangool Airport, QLD (THG) (   Australia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Brisbane International Airport, QLD (BNE/YBBN), Australia
Destination airport:Thangool Airport, QLD (THG/YTNG), Australia
Narrative:
During landing, the aircraft struck multiple kangaroos resulting in substantial damage.

Classification:
Collision with person or animal on the ground
Runway mishap

Sources:
» ATSB 201803353


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Distance from Brisbane International Airport, QLD to Thangool Airport, QLD as the crow flies is 408 km (255 miles).

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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