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The ATSB is investigating an aircraft loading event involving Saab 340, VH-ZRB, Sydney Airport, NSW on 14 September 2017.

During unloading at Wagga Wagga, ground crew detected 239 kg of freight was loaded and carried in error from Sydney. Retrospective calculations revealed that the aircraft was about 77 kg over the maximum take-off weight.

As part of the investigation, the ATSB will obtain relevant loading documentation, interview personnel involved in loading the aircraft and gather additional information.

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