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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211062
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:09-JAN-1998
Time:15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic LA4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lake LA-4-200
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-FTB
C/n / msn: 969
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kingfisher Bay, QLD
Destination airport:Kingfisher Bay, QLD
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft struck a submerged object during takeoff, causing the aircraft to become temporarily airborne. The pilot placed the aircraft back on the water and continued the takeoff run. He then noticed water was entering the cabin behind the front seats and decided to abort the takeoff. He and the passengers vacated the aircraft and the aircraft sank about 15 minutes later.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1998/aair/199800069/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4930151/199800069.pdf

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


Revision history:

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