NTSB Identification: LAX04WA148
Accident occurred Thursday, November 13, 2003 in New South Wales, Australia
Aircraft: Piper PA-34-200, registration:
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

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

On November 13, 2003, at an estimated time of 0147 universal coordinated time (UTC), a Piper PA-34-200, VH-CTT, collided with the ground during an attempted go-around from runway 11R at the Bankstown Airport (YSBK), New South Wales, Australia. The airplane was destroyed in the post-impact fire. The certified flight instructor (CFI) and the student pilot were fatally injured. Visual meteorological conditons prevailed for the local area instructional flight.

The purpose of the flight was to provide the student pilot with a multiengine endorsement. The training included simulated engine failures.

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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