Serious incident with an aircaft of the type Saab 340B in Australia

Civil Aviation
Date of occurrence: 2017-03-17

Investigated by Australia.

An aircraft of the type Saab 340B flew on a domestic route in Australia. During the flight to Sydney, one of the propellers separated from the aircraft. The aircraft, which had 16 passengers and three crew members on board, was able to land without further damage occurring.

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau, ATSB, is investigating the occurrence as a serious incident. SHK has appointed an accredited representative to assist the investigation.

Chairperson in Sweden
Jonas Bäckstrand
Accredited representative
Tony Arvidsson

Latest investigation updates

2017-10-23 ATSB Preliminary report 2017-04-13

Investigation started
Fact-finding phase
Stakeholder meeting held
Analyzing phase
External consultation process closed
Final report published