Date & Time: May 7, 2005 at 1144 LT
Operator:
Registration:
VH-TFU
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Bamaga-Lockhart River-Cairns
MSN:
DC-818B
YOM:
1992
Flight number:
HC675
Country:
Australia
Region:
Oceania
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
13
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
15
Captain / Total flying hours:
6071
Captain / Total hours on type:
3248
Copilot / Total flying hours:
655
Copilot / Total hours on type:
150
Aircraft flight hours:
26877
Aircraft flight cycles:
28529
Circumstances:

On final approach to Lockhart River, the crew informed ATC that all was ok on board. Few seconds later, the aircraft crashed in a wooded area in the Iron Range mountains, 11 km short of runway 12. All occupants were killed.