Aviation safety investigations & reports

Runway excursion involving Cessna 207, VH-MIA, at East Wallabi Island, WA on 16 September 2018

Investigation number:
Status: Active
Investigation in progress
Phase: Final report: External review Read more information on this investigation phase


The ATSB is investigating a runway excursion involving a Cessna 207, registered VH-MIA, at East Wallabi Island, Western Australia, on 16 September 2018.

During the landing, the aircraft ran off the runway.

As part of the investigation, the ATSB will interview the pilot and gather additional information.

A final report will be released at the conclusion of the investigation. Should a critical safety issue be identified during the course of the investigation, the ATSB will immediately notify relevant parties so appropriate safety action can be taken.

General details
Date: 16 September 2018   Investigation status: Active  
Time: 0930 WST   Investigation phase: Final report: External review  
Location   (show map): East Wallabi Island, 31 km north Rat Island (ALA)   Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation  
State: Western Australia   Occurrence type: Runway excursion  
  Occurrence class: Operational  
Report status: Pending   Occurrence category: Incident  
Expected completion: 1st Quarter 2019   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Cessna Aircraft Company  
Aircraft model 207A  
Aircraft registration VH-MIA  
Serial number 20700738  
Operator Kalbarri Scenic Flights  
Type of operation Charter  
Sector Piston  
Damage to aircraft Nil  
Departure point Kalbarri, WA  
Destination East Wallabi Island, WA  
Last update 14 December 2018