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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208166
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:25-JUL-1994
Time:11:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft C23
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-UMM
C/n / msn: M-1918
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Coodardy Station, WA -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Calibration/Inspection
Departure airport:Coodardy Station, WA
Destination airport:Coodardy Station, WA
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
During the landing flare following a property inspection, a sheep bolted across the landing strip in which the pilot was unable to take evasive action. The aircraft struck and killed the sheep during the landing roll.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1994/aair/199401948/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4934016/199401948.pdf

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


Images:

Photo of VH-UMM courtesy AirHistory.net


Sydney - Hoxton Park (YHOX) (closed)
30 April 1983; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

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