The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is investigating a runway overrun involving a Gippsland Aeronautics GA-8, registered VH-MTX, at Rurruwuy, Northern Territory, on 29 November 2019.
During landing, the aircraft overran the runway, resulting in substantial damage.
As part of the investigation the ATSB will conduct interviews and obtain other relevant information, including photographs.
A 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 relevant stakeholders so appropriate and timely safety action can be taken.
|Date:||29 November 2019||Investigation status:||Active|
|Time:||1304 ACST||Investigation level:||Short - click for an explanation of investigation levels|
|Location:||Rurruwuy (ALA)||Investigation phase:||Evidence collection|
|State:||Northern Territory||Occurrence type:||Runway excursion|
|Report status:||Pending||Highest injury level:||None|
|Anticipated completion:||2nd Quarter 2020|
|Aircraft manufacturer||Gippsland Aeronautics Pty Ltd|
|Operator||Arnhem Land Community Airlines|
|Type of operation||Charter|
|Damage to aircraft||Substantial|
|Departure point||Garrathala, Northern Territory|
|Destination||Rurruwuy, Northern Territory|