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Summary

Summary

On 17 January 2005, at 0633 Eastern Daylight-saving Time, a Saab Aircraft Company AB SF-340B (Saab) departed Albury Airport on a scheduled passenger service to Sydney, NSW. The aircraft was being operated under the instrument flight rules (IFR). The crew had been authorised by the Albury Tower aerodrome controller to track via Yass on the 043 degree radial from the Albury very high frequency omni-directional radio range (VOR) navigation aid and to climb to flight level (FL) 170. At 0636, a de Havilland Canada DHC-8-102 (Dash 8) aircraft departed Albury Airport on a scheduled passenger service to Sydney, also under the IFR. The crew of the Dash 8 were issued with a clearance by the aerodrome controller to track via the 055 degree radial from the Albury VOR and to climb to FL200.

Aviation Safety Recommendations

Air Safety Recommendation R20050010 Air Safety Recommendation R20050011

 
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