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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227916
Last updated: 12 August 2019
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Date:06-AUG-2019
Time:c. 11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic XL2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Liberty XL-2
Owner/operator: J & R Corbett Pty Ltd
Registration: VH-XLK
C/n / msn: 0106
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:c3.5nm NE, Braidwood, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Moruya Airport, NSW (MYA/YMRY)
Destination airport:Braidwood private airstrip
Investigating agency: ATSB
Narrative:
While manoeuvring over the airfield, the aircraft entered an uncontrolled state and collided with terrain in a neighbouring paddock. The aircraft was substantially damaged and the pilot, the sole occupant, sustained fatal injuries.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2019/aair/ao-2019-040/
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-06/braidwood-plane-crash-pilot-killed-nerriga/11388372
https://aboutregional.com.au/plane-crash-near-braidwood-story-unfolding/
https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/it-happened-in-a-heartbeat-man-killed-in-nsw-light-plane-crash-20190806-p52ee8.html
https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/6313200/pilot-dies-after-crashing-plane-near-braidwood/?cs=14225
https://www.wollondillyadvertiser.com.au/story/6313492/picton-man-killed-in-light-plane-crash-near-braidwood/?cs=12

https://www.airliners.net/photo/Untitled/Liberty-XL-2/5387225/L (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Aug-2019 05:52 Kardz Added
06-Aug-2019 06:58 Captain Adam Updated [Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]
06-Aug-2019 06:58 Captain Adam Updated [Location]
06-Aug-2019 07:24 RobertMB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
06-Aug-2019 15:18 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Narrative]
12-Aug-2019 06:23 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
12-Aug-2019 06:24 harro Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]

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