Occurrence date
Title Investigation number Occurrence date Report status Anticipated completion
Loss of control and near collision with terrain, Leonardo Helicopters AW139, VH-TJO 26 km east of Goulburn Airport, New South Wales, 24 July 2020 AO-2020-038 Final
Wirestrike and collision with terrain involving Robinson R44, VH-HNF 69 km south-east of Hay Airport (Steam Plains), New South Wales, on 31 July 2020 AO-2020-040 Final
Door failure and depressurisation involving a Cessna 441, VH-LBY near Broome, Western Australia, on 22 July 2020 AO-2020-036 Final
Accredited representative to the Papua New Guinea Accident Investigation Commission investigation into a collision with terrain, involving Cessna 402C, registered VH-TSI, near Papa Lealea, Central Province, Papua New Guinea, on 26 July 2020 AE-2020-039 Final
Runway undershoot involving Beechcraft B200, VH-FDO, at Cairns Airport, Queensland, on 9 July 2020 AO-2020-034 Final
Loss of control during taxi, involving RF Designs Mephisto, remotely piloted aircraft Bruhl Airfield, 2 km south-west of Tara, Queensland on 19 June 2020 AO-2020-035 Final
Main rotor blade strike involving Leonardo Helicopters AW139, VH-EGK, 21 km west-southwest of Caboolture Airport, Queensland on 20 June 2020 AO-2020-031 Preliminary
In-flight breakup involving Robinson R44 Raven I, VH-NBY, 3 km north of Broome Airport, Western Australia, on 4 July 2020 AO-2020-033 Preliminary
Pilot incapacitation involving Cessna 208B, VH-DQP, near Brisbane Airport, Queensland, on 2 July 2020 AO-2020-032 Final
Unreliable Airspeed Indication involving Pilatus PC-12/47E, VH-OWI, near Albany, Western Australia, on 22 June 2020 AO-2020-030 Final
Accredited representative to the Papua New Guinea Accident Investigation Commission’s investigation into an air contamination event involving Bombardier Inc. DHC-8-402, VH-QOE, on 16 March 2020 AE-2020-029 Final
Collision with terrain involving amateur-built Osprey 2 amphibian aircraft, registered VH-WID near Maitland Airport, New South Wales on 17 May 2020 AO-2020-028 Final
Partial crew incapacitation involving Cessna 172, VH-YXZ 44 km south of Adelaide Airport, South Australia, 22 December 2019 AO-2020-026 Final
Aircraft loading and in-flight controllability issue involving Fairchild SA227, VH-HPE Rockhampton Airport, Queensland, on 11 May 2020 AO-2020-027 Final
Near collisions involving Piper PA-28-151, VH-SEW; Cessna 172, VH-JBC; and Cessna 182, VH-BMS overhead Parramatta, New South Wales, on 15 April 2020 AO-2020-024 Discontinued
Collision with terrain involving Cessna 172, VH-CBB, 31 km west of Mittagong, New South Wales, on 22 March 2020 AO-2020-020 Final
Collision with terrain involving a Bell 206L-1, VH-NBR, at Banks Peak, Moa Island, Queensland, on 22 April 2020 AO-2020-023 Final
Runway incursion and communication issues involving Bombardier Dash 8, VH-LQJ, Gladstone, Queensland, on 17 March 2020 AO-2020-019 Final
Landing gear damage involving Airbus A320, VH-VFL near Sydney, New South Wales, on 5 March 2020 AO-2020-018 Final
Controlled flight into terrain involving Cessna 404, VH-OZO, Lockhart River, Queensland, on 11 March 2020 AO-2020-017 Preliminary