Connair

Connair Thursday October 23, 1975
Improper approach during a storm. Crew error. Misalignment of the aircraft with the runway and abandonment of the landing approach. The pilot-in-command did not immediately initiate a climb to a safe altitude for reasons unknown.

Crash Details

DateThursday October 23, 1975
LocationCairns Airport, Queensland, Australia
Passengers8
Crew3
Fatalities11
Survivors0
Aircraft Typede Havilland DH114 Heron 2E
OperatorConnair
RegistrationVH-CLS
Flight OriginMount Isa
Flight Destination Cairns
Cairns Airport, Queensland, Australia
Connair
de Havilland DH114 Heron 2E
1975