Wirestrike Accident McDonnell Douglas MD 500E (369E) VH-PLU, 09 Apr 2008
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Date:09-APR-2008
Time:10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas MD 500E (369E)
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-PLU
MSN: 0384E
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Townsville, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: ATSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The aircraft impacted the ground while conducting powerline stringing operations due to a fuel shortage and was substantially damaged. Both the pilot and passenger on board were seriously injured in the impact.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2008/aair/ao-2008-025/



Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: ATSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jan-2018 13:18 Pineapple Added
12-Jan-2018 13:18 harro Updated [Source]

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