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The ATSB is investigating the flight below lowest safe altitude involving Boeing 737, registered VH-XMO at Launceston Airport, Tasmania on 17 June 2016.

While conducting the runway 32 ILS published missed approach procedure, the aircraft diverted off the published heading
and flew below the lowest safe altitude.

As part of the investigation, the ATSB will interview the flight crew and gather additional information, including recorded data, as required.

General details
Date: 17 June 2016 Investigation status: Active 
Time: 01:52 EST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location   (show map):Launceston Airport Occurrence type:Flight below minimum altitude 
State: Tasmania Occurrence class: Operational 
 Occurrence category: Incident 
Report status: Pending Highest injury level: None 
Expected completion: November 2017  
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: The Boeing Company 
Aircraft model: 737-376 
Aircraft registration: VH-XMO 
Serial number: 23488 
Operator: Express Freighters Australia 
Type of operation: Air Transport High Capacity 
Sector: Jet 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:Melbourne, Vic.
Destination:Launceston, Tas.
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Last update 05 September 2017