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On 23 June 2015 at 1846 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), a Jabiru J 430 aircraft, registered F-PFAJ, sustained an in-flight breakup near Holzminden, Germany. The two occupants, a pilot and passenger, were fatally injured.

As the accident occurred in Germany, the Bundesstelle für Flugunfalluntersuchung (BFU) of Germany is responsible for investigating this accident. As part of its investigation, the BFU has notified the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) as the State of Manufacture of the aircraft. In accordance with clause 5.18 of Annex 13 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, the ATSB appointed an accredited representative to liaise with the BFU and initiated an investigation under the Australian Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.

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