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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231893
Last updated: 29 January 2020
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Time:14:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic GA8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Gippsland GA-8 Airvan
Owner/operator:Air Fraser Island / Geltch Enterprises
Registration: VH-BNX
C/n / msn: GA8-03-032
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Happy Valley, Fraser Island, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cornwells. QLD
Destination airport:Fraser Island, QLD
During landing on a beach, the aircraft landed on a soft patch of sand, resulting in the nose landing gear sinking into the sand and the propeller striking the ground. There were no injuries.


Various Australian media behind paywall


Photo of VH-BNX courtesy

Bundaberg (YBUD / BDB)
14 July 2005; (c) Phil Vabre

Revision history:

03-Jan-2020 08:39 Petropavlovsk Added
03-Jan-2020 10:09 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Other fatalities]
03-Jan-2020 10:16 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Jan-2020 10:19 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source, Narrative]
06-Jan-2020 15:53 Aerossurance Updated [Date, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
06-Jan-2020 16:51 Aerossurance Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Jan-2020 09:53 Petropavlovsk Updated [Narrative]
29-Jan-2020 09:28 CM Updated [Damage, Narrative]

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