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Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:26-JUN-2017
Time:08:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE58 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 58
Owner/operator:Dasap Pty Ltd
Registration: VH-PBU
C/n / msn: TH-407
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Normanton, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:YBKT
Destination airport:YNTN
Narrative:
During descent into Normanton, the aircraft's No. 2 engine failed due to a fuel starvation. The pilot cross-fed fuel from the No. 1 engine in order to restart the engine. About 30 seconds later, both engines failed in which the pilot conducted a forced landing into a paddock. The aircraft was substantially damaged on impact however there were no injuries reported.

Sources:

http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2017/aair/ao-2017-067/


Images:

Photo of VH-PBU courtesy AirHistory.net


Alice Springs (YBAS / ASP)
28 January 1983; (c) William Gray (via David Carter)

Revision history:

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