ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212887
Last updated: 6 December 2019
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:03-JUL-1983
Time:13:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic VEZE model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rutan VariEze
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-EZM
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Cataract, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Albion Park, NSW
Destination airport:YSBK
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The aircraft struck a powerline suspended across Lake Cataract and collided with the water. The two occupants were fatally injured and the aircraft was destroyed.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1983/aair/aair198301305/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/34172/aair198301305.pdf

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jul-2018 09:03 Pineapple Added

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description