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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228609
Last updated: 2 September 2019
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Date:29-AUG-2019
Time:20:42 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SF34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Saab 340B
Owner/operator:Regional Express Airlines
Registration: VH-RXX
C/n / msn: 340B-209
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Incident
Location:Merimbula Airport (MIM/YMER), NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Moruya Airport, NSW (MYA/YMRY)
Destination airport:Merimbula Airport, NSW (MIM/YMER)
Investigating agency: ATSB
Narrative:
Emergency landing at Merimbula after suffering an engine failure whilst operating REX flight ZL139 from Sydney. The aircraft landed safely. There were no injuries.

Sources:

https://aboutregional.com.au/rex-flight-lands-safely-at-merimbula-on-one-engine/
https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/regional-express-plane-makes-emergency-landing-after-engine-catches-fire-20190830-p52m8i.html
https://www.9news.com.au/national/regional-express-plane-makes-emergency-landing-after-engine-fire-midflight-rex/aeb7fe73-666a-4246-bc29-ef6e4064c5e3
https://7news.com.au/travel/air-aviation/rex-denies-fire-before-emergency-landing-c-427749
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-30/rex-plane-makes-emergency-landing/11463934
https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2019/aair/ao-2019-046/

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/RXA139/history/20190830/0950Z/YMRY/YMER
http://www.aussieairliners.org/saab/vh-rxx/vhrxx.html
https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/9111255


Images:

Photo of VH-RXX courtesy AirHistory.net


Adelaide - International (YPAD / ADL)
22 January 2008; (c) Malcolm Clarke

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Aug-2019 05:47 gregh Added
30-Aug-2019 06:47 Geno Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
30-Aug-2019 06:48 Geno Updated [Source]
30-Aug-2019 13:13 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
30-Aug-2019 14:22 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
02-Sep-2019 18:07 harro Updated [Source]

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