- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: January 16, 1999
Time: 14:30
Location: Coconut Island, QLD, Australia
Operator: Uzu Air
Flight #: ?
Route: Horn Island - Coconut Island
AC Type: Britten Norman BN-2A-26
Registration: VH-XFF
cn / ln: 763
Aboard: 4   (passengers:3  crew:1)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:2  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: After initiating a go-around, the aircraft veered left and commenced a shallow climb before suddenly rolling right and descending steeply onto a tidal flat. The pilot initiated a go-around from final approach because of a vehicle on the airstrip. The left propeller showed little evidence of rotation damage. The reason for a possible loss of left engine power could not be determined. For reasons that could not be established, the pilot lost control of the aircraft at a low height.
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