Gear-up landing Serious incident Beechcraft B200 Super King Air VH-XDV,
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Date:Monday 13 May 2024
Time:c. 10:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft B200 Super King Air
Owner/operator:Eastern Air Services Pty Ltd
Registration: VH-XDV
MSN: BB-1100
Year of manufacture:1982
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Newcastle Airport (NTL/YWLM), Williamtown, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Newcastle-Williamtown Airport, NSW (NTL/YWLM)
Destination airport:Port Macquarie Airport, NSW (PQQ/YPMQ)
Investigating agency: ATSB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Beechcraft B 200 Super King Air made a gear-up landing at Newcastle Airport (NTL/YWLM), Williamtown, New South Wales.
The three occupants were not injured and the aircraft received minor damage.

The flight suffered problems with the undercarriage after takeoff from NTL/YWLM. A holding pattern was flown and attempts were made to deploy the undercarriage and burn off fuel.
Some 3 hours and 45 minutes after take-off, the flight made a gear-up landing back at runway 30 at NTL/YWLM.


History of this aircraft

Ex N63791



VH-XDV photographed @ OOL/YBCG in April 2022. Photo Christian Laugier


Revision history:

13-May-2024 05:42 gerard57 Added
13-May-2024 06:32 ASN Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
13-May-2024 06:36 ASN Updated [Location, Narrative]
13-May-2024 06:39 ASN Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-May-2024 06:43 ASN Updated [Embed code]
13-May-2024 06:57 Anon. Updated [Embed code, Photo]
13-May-2024 11:30 RobertMB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative, Category]
24-May-2024 15:46 ASN Updated [[Time, Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative, Category]]

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