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The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has been advised that a Cessna 404, VH-SKW, a scheduled passenger service from Cairns to Aurukun in Queensland was involved in a landing accident at Aurukun. It is understood the nose landing gear collapsed during the landing roll. None of the twelve occupants were injured.

In accordance with Section 19CB(2) of the Air Navigation Act 1920, the ATSB has commenced an investigation into this accident. Investigators will not be attending the accident site.

Media contact: Peter Saint B: (02) 6274 6590, M: (0408) 497 016
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Last update 01 April 2011