Aviation safety investigations & reports

Cessna Aircraft Company, 337A, VH-YGM, 1km WSW Bundaberg, Aerodrome Qld

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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The aircraft crashed shortly after taking off from runway 25. It caught fire and was destroyed. Witnesses reported that the aircraft commenced the takeoff roll with the rear propeller not rotating.

Wreckage examination confirmed that the rear engine was not operating at impact. No fault was found which would have prevented normal operation of that engine and no fault was found in any other system or component of the aircraft.

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General details
Date: 07 June 1998   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1355 EST    
Location   (show map): 1km WSW Bundaberg, Aerodrome    
State: Queensland   Occurrence type: Collision with terrain  
Release date: 09 March 1999   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Fatal  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Cessna Aircraft Company  
Aircraft model 337  
Aircraft registration VH-YGM  
Serial number 3370401  
Type of operation Private  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point Bundaberg, Qld  
Departure time 1355 EST  
Destination Ballina, NSW  
  Crew Passenger Ground Total
Fatal: 1 0 0 1
Total: 1 0 0 1
Last update 13 May 2014