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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154396
Last updated: 7 February 2020
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Date:06-DEC-2011
Time:18:30EST
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8C model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-315Q Dash 8
Owner/operator:Qantaslink
Registration: VH-SBV
C/n / msn: 595
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Incident
Location:near Weipa -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:YBCS
Destination airport:YBWP
Investigating agency: ATSB
Narrative:
During descent, the copilot as pilot flying inadvertently moved the throttles from flight idle into the beta mode, resulting in dual propeller overspeed. The aircraft was not modified to prevent this occurence.

Sources:

http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2011/aair/ao-2011-159.aspx

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


Images:

Photo of VH-SBV courtesy AirHistory.net


Adelaide - International (YPAD / ADL)
2 March 2016; (c) Andrei Bezmylov

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Mar-2013 23:07 Cygnus Added
25-Mar-2013 05:07 harro Updated [Source]

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