Investigation number
AO-2022-068
Occurrence date
Location
near Wedderburn
State
New South Wales
Report status
Pending
Investigation type
Occurrence Investigation
Investigation phase
Evidence collection
Investigation status
Active
Aviation occurrence type
Collision with terrain
Occurrence category
Accident
Highest injury level
Fatal
Anticipated completion

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has commenced an investigation into the collision with terrain involving a Stoddard Hamilton Aircraft Glasair Super II FT, registered N600, near Wedderburn, New South Wales, on 26 December 2022.

While operating in the vicinity of the Wedderburn airstrip, New South Wales, the aircraft collided with terrain. The two occupants were fatally injured and the aircraft destroyed by a post-impact fire. The investigation is continuing.

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

Aircraft Details
Departure point
Bankstown, New South Wales
Destination
Wedderburn, New South Wales
Model
Glasair Super II FT
Serial number
2277
Sector
Other
Registration
N600
Damage
Destroyed
Manufacturer
Stoddard-Hamilton Aircraft Inc