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Date:
29-MAR-2024

Type of Aircraft:
Piper PA-32-300 Cherokee Six

Owner/Operator:
Arafura Aviation

Registration:
VH-KER

MSN:
32-7640035

Year of Manufacture:
1975

Engine Model:
Textron Lycoming IO-540

Location:
Casuarina Beach, Darwin, NT – Australia

Phase:
En route

Nature:
Private

Circumstances:

**A Piper PA-32-300 Cherokee Six, operated by Arafura Aviation, was forced to make an unanticipated emergency landing on Casuarina Beach in Darwin, NT, due to an engine power loss while en route. The pilot, who found themselves amidst a nudist beach, managed to land the aircraft safely without causing any injuries to themselves or the beachgoers. The incident, which took a surprising turn given the location, drew attention from the local community and emergency services. The aircraft was successfully recovered before being affected by the tide, thanks to the swift response from the local community and the pilot’s adept handling of the unexpected situation.**

Encountered issues on this flight or another? Carter Capner Law is expert in compensation and insurance claims arising out of accidents in light aircraft, helicopters, charter flights, balloons, commuter aircraft and airlines. We act for pilots, passengers, operators, aircraft owners and aviation employees worldwide. Call today on 1300 529 529 or click here to reach Carter Capner Law. Click on Client Showcase to view our history of aircraft accident compensation claims.