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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 184970
Last updated: 13 December 2019
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Date:27-FEB-2016
Time:17:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic JABI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Jabiru ST3
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: 55-3692
C/n / msn: 0061-ST0009
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:East of Katoomba Airfield (YKAT), NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Katoomba airfield (YKAT)
Destination airport:Katoomba airfield (YKAT)
Investigating agency: ATSB
Narrative:
A Jabiru ST3 with one person onboard was reported overdue from a local flight. Search operations commenced in the late afternoon. A search helicopter located the Jabiru wreckage the next morning, approximately 1NM east of Katoomba Airfield (YKAT). The pilot was found to be deceased.

Sources:

https://www.9news.com.au/national/2016/02/27/21/43/light-plane-pilot-missing-in-nsw
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-02-28/pilot-of-missing-light-plane-found-dead-in-blue-mountains/7205766
https://au.news.yahoo.com/pilot-dies-after-light-plane-crash-in-blue-mountains-30949684.html
http://antonakis.co.uk/registers/australia/20140503.txt
http://www.airliners.net/photo/Jabiru-2200/0308161/L
https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2016/aair/ae-2016-018/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Feb-2016 14:58 gerard57 Added
28-Feb-2016 01:36 Geno Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
28-Feb-2016 11:05 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
28-Feb-2016 11:39 Pineapple Updated [Damage]
28-Feb-2016 17:53 Geno Updated [Cn, Source]
09-Apr-2016 12:41 Kardz Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]

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