Loss of control involving Cessna 152, VH-JIW, near Archerfield, Queensland, on 28 May 2019 - new investigation
During a training flight, the aircraft entered a dive that was recovered at approximately 400 ft AGL. The post-flight inspection revealed damage to the starboard horizontal stabiliser.
SPAD of passenger train NP43, Gunnedah, NSW, on 10 June 2019 - new investigation
The train passed the signal at an approximate speed of 90 km/h. The driver reported the sun was directly behind the signal and he could not see the stop indication.
Derailment of container freight train 6CM3, Junee, NSW, on 7 June 2019 - new investigation
The train had derailed the trailing bogie of the 4th wagon and the leading bogie of the 5th wagon. The down platform of the station was also struck receiving minor damage.
Derailment of acid train 9T90 near Kimburra, Queensland on 28 September 2017 - final report release
Axles with undetected fatigue cracks that propagate to failure will usually result in a derailment. Recognising that axles should be resilient to fatigue cracking from in-service damage, effective axle inspection techniques that detect cracking prior to failure are fundamental to rail safety.
Collision with terrain involving Cessna 210, VH-SUX, 25 km NE Mount Isa Airport, Queensland on 26 May 2019 - investigation update
Evidence at the accident site indicated that the aircraft’s right wing had separated while in flight, resulting in a rapid loss of control and subsequent collision with terrain. The two pilots on board were fatally injured.
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