Serious incident Aero Commander 500S VH-MEH,
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Date:Friday 8 March 2024
Type:Silhouette image of generic AC50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aero Commander 500S
Owner/operator:GAM Air
Registration: VH-MEH
MSN: 3258
Year of manufacture:1975
Engine model:Textron Lycoming IO-540
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:3.3 NM E of Bathurst, NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Bathurst-Raglan Airport, NSW (BHS/YBTH)
Destination airport:Bankstown Airport, NSW (BWU/YSBK)
Investigating agency: ATSB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Aero Commander 500S made an emergency landing in a paddock.
Fuel exhaustion


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

23 September 1987 VH-MEH 0 Charters Towers Airport (YCHT), Charters Towers, QLD sub

Revision history:

08-Mar-2024 15:55 aus Added
08-Mar-2024 15:56 ASN Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Source]
19-Mar-2024 08:57 ASN Updated [Location, Nature, Source]
26-Mar-2024 07:04 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]

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