Date & Time: Nov 12, 2006 at 1500 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Rottnest Island - Perth
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from Rottnest Island Airport, while in initial climb, the twin engine aircraft suffered a bird strike and crashed in a salt lake located near the airport. The aircraft was destroyed upon impact and all six occupants were injured.
Loss of control during initial climb following a bird strike.