Investigation number
AE-2022-003
Occurrence date
Location
near Lucyvale
State
Victoria
Report status
Pending
Investigation type
External Investigation
Investigation status
Active
Aviation occurrence type
Collision with terrain
Occurrence category
Accident
Highest injury level
Fatal

On 18 September 2022, a Jabiru J230-C, registration 24-5067 collided with terrain at Lucyvale, Victoria.

The pilot was fatally injured and the aircraft was destroyed. Recreational Aviation Australia has requested technical assistance from the ATSB to assist in its investigation.

The ATSB has been requested to download and recover flight data from the GPS. To facilitate this assistance, the ATSB has initiated an external investigation under the provisions of the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.

Any enquiries relating to the accident investigation should be directed to RAAus at: www.raa.asn.au