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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210358
Last updated: 2 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic COUR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Helio H-295 Super Courier
Registration: VH-KTY
C/n / msn: 1430
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:41km S of Moruya, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Tilba Lake, NSW
Destination airport:YMRY
Investigating agency: BASI
The seaplane took off from a coastal lake in strong gusting winds associated with passing squalls. As it approached the coast and flew over the beach at low altitude, it descended until the left float struck the top of a wave. The aircraft nosed over into the ocean and began to sink. The pilot and passenger vacated the semi-submerged aircraft uninjured.


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

Revision history:

03-May-2018 10:02 Pineapple Added

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