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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204362
Last updated: 6 July 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20J
Registration: VH-WCK
C/n / msn: 24-0830
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Maitland Airport (YMND), Rutherford, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:YSBK
Destination airport:YMND
Investigating agency: BASI
The pilot conducted a go-around on the initial approach at Maitland Airport. Following the second approach, the aircraft touched down heavily and was substantially damaged. The aircraft bounced on the runway and became airborne again and was observed to have commenced a second go-around. The aircraft was at an estimated height of 200-300ft when it stalled and fell to the ground. The aircraft was destroyed on impact and the two occupants were fatally injured.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BASI
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Photo of VH-WCK courtesy

Sydney - Bankstown (YSBK / BWU)
January 1984; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

14-Jan-2018 15:19 Pineapple Added

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