The ATSB is investigating an engine failure involving Cessna 208, registered VH-LNH, 9 km north of Solomon Aerodrome, Western Australia, on 16 November 2016.
During climb, the engine failed and the crew conducted a forced landing on a road. There were no injuries and the aircraft was not damaged.
As part of the investigation, the ATSB will interview the pilot and gather additional information.
A final report will be released at the end of the investigation.
Should a critical safety issue be identified during the course of the investigation, the ATSB will immediately notify those affected and seek safety action to address the issue.
|Date:||16 November 2016||Investigation status:||Active|
|Time:||07:51 WST||Investigation level:||Systemic - click for an explanation of investigation levels|
|Location:||Solomon Aerodrome, N 9 km||Investigation phase:||Final report: Internal review|
|State:||Western Australia||Occurrence type:||Engine failure or malfunction|
|Occurrence category:||Serious Incident|
|Report status:||Pending||Highest injury level:||None|
|Anticipated completion:||3rd Quarter 2020|
|Aircraft manufacturer||Cessna Aircraft Company|
|Type of operation||Charter|
|Damage to aircraft||Nil|
|Departure point||Solomon, WA|