Aviation safety investigations & reports

Rockwell 114, VH-MCN, 53 km NE WArburton WA, 26 October 1989

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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The flight was the pilot's first in the area. The flight planned time interval, using the available weather forecasts, was 276 minutes. Fuel endurance, on DEPARTURE was 345 minutes. During the flight the pilot noted that the forecast wind directions and speeds were different than forecast

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General details
Date: 26 October 1989   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1015    
Location: 53 km NE Warburton    
State: Western Australia    
Release date: 04 April 1990   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Minor  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Rockwell International  
Aircraft model 114  
Aircraft registration VH-MCN  
Serial number 14255  
Type of operation Business  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Tennant Creek NT  
Departure time 0423  
Destination Warburton WA