On 20 October 2019, an I.C.P. Savannah aircraft, recreational registration 19-7429, collided with terrain near the Emkaytee aerodrome, Northern Territory. The pilot was fatally injured.
In response to this accident, Recreational Aviation Australia (RAAus) commenced an investigation. As part of its investigation, RAAus requested technical assistance from the ATSB.
The ATSB initiated an investigation under the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003 and assisted RAAus by downloading flight data from the aircraft’s Dynon Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS) The Dynon EFIS was successfully downloaded. However, the data logging functionality of the device was not enabled. No flight data was retrieved from the device.
With the completion of the examinations and data recovery, the ATSB has concluded its involvement in the investigation of this accident. Any enquiries relating to the accident investigations should be directed to RAAus at: www.raa.asn.au
|Date:||20 October 2019||Investigation status:||Completed|
|State:||Northern Territory||Occurrence type:||Collision with terrain|
|Release date:||14 April 2020||Occurrence category:||Accident|
|Report status:||Final||Highest injury level:||Fatal|
|Aircraft model||ICP Savannah XL|
|Type of operation||Private|
|Damage to aircraft||Destroyed|