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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215055
Last updated: 27 March 2021
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Date:11-NOV-1985
Time:15:37
Type:Silhouette image of generic C402 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 402C
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-ANO
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Batchelor, NT -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:YBCR
Destination airport:YPKT
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The pilot reported that as the aircraft was climbing through 3000 feet when it suffered a bird strike. The aircraft was landed at the departure aerodrome without further incident. The bird, an eagle, became embedded in the vertical stabiliser.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1985/aair/aair198500671/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/30661/aair198500671.pdf

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


Revision history:

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