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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215055
Last updated: 27 March 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C402 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 402C
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
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.


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

Revision history:

04-Sep-2018 09:33 Pineapple Added

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