NTSB Identification: LAX06WA077
Accident occurred Monday, January 02, 2006 in Brisbane, Australia
Aircraft: Cessna U206, registration:
Injuries: 5 Fatal,2 Serious.

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

On January 2, 2006, at 0056 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), a Cessna U206, Australian registry VH-UYB, crashed into a dam shortly after takeoff from Amberley Airfield, Willow Bank, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Brisbane Skydiving Centre operated the airplane as a skydiving operation. The pilot and four passengers sustained fatal injuries; two additional passengers were seriously injured.

The accident is under the jurisdiction of, and is being investigated by, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau. Reference number: BO/200600001. 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 6230 4408
Fax: +61 2 6274 6434
Web site: www.atsb.gov.au

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