NTSB Identification: LAX04WA129
Accident occurred Thursday, February 19, 2004 in Hobart Tasmania, Australia
Aircraft: Aero Commander 500, registration:
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On February 19, 2004, at an estimated time of 0543 universal coordinated time (UTC), an Aero Commander 500, registration number VH-LST, collided with terrain 30 miles north-northwest of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. The pilot, the sole occupant, sustained fatal injuries. The airplane departed Hobart en route to Devonport, Tasmania, on a positioning (ferry) flight at 1645 local time on February 19. The wreckage was discovered on a ridgeline at 2036 local time.

The accident is under the jurisdiction of and is being investigated by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau. Further information can be obtained from:

Australian Transport Safety Bureau
15 Mort Street, Braddon ACT 2612, Australia
P.O. Box 967, Civic Square ACT 2608, Australia

Phone +61 2 6274 6464
Fax +61 2 6274 6699
Web site www.atsb.gov.au

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