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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224058
Last updated: 20 September 2019
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Date:14-APR-2019
Time:00:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PC12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pilatus PC-12/47E
Owner/operator:Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia
Registration: VH-OWJ
C/n / msn: 1411
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Merredin, WA -   Australia
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Merredin Airport (YMDN)
Destination airport:Jandakot Airport, WA (JAD/YPJT)
Narrative:
The aircraft had departed Merredin at about 00:20 local time for a medical transport flight to Jandakot. It was reported that, while climbing through 2,600 ft, the aircraft sustained an uncommanded pitch down and descent with a TERRAIN TERRAIN alert. After regaining control the pilot returned the aircraft to Merredin.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2019/aair/ao-2019-019/
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/VHOWJ
https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/8937797


Images:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Apr-2019 19:43 harro Added
17-Apr-2019 03:33 Geno Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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