Plane File Number BEA2017-0663 Accident, AD Canberra, on 19 November 2017, ATR - ATR72, VH-FVZ

Accident to the ATR72 registered VH-FVZ operated by Virgin Australia on 19/11/2017 at Canberra [Investigation led by ATSB / Australia]

Summary

Preliminary data based on the notification from the authorities of Australia :

 

During landing, the aircraft encountered windshear resulting in a hard landing. The aircraft sustained damage to the rear fuselage.