Aviation safety investigations & reports

Beechcraft 95-C55, VH-WSW, Shepparton VIC, 9 August 1984

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Status: Completed
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The aircraft was taxied in the early dawn light with an overcast sky and drizzle. The aerodrome pilot-activated lights were not on nor were the aircraft landing and taxi lights. The aircraft was inadvertently taxied off the taxiway. During attempts to return to the taxiway the nose-wheel of the aircraft entered soft ground and was broken off.

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General details
Date: 09 August 1984   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 645    
Location: Shepparton    
State: Victoria   Occurrence type: Loss of control  
Release date: 24 August 1984   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Beech Aircraft Corp  
Aircraft model 95  
Aircraft registration VH-WSW  
Serial number TE-132  
Type of operation Charter  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Shepparton VIC  
Departure time N/A  
Destination Tocumwal NSW  
Last update 13 May 2014