On January 19, 2006, at 0930 local standard time, a Beech 58, VH-MNI, was discovered inverted 3 nautical miles east of the nondirectional beacon (NDB) at McArthur River Mine, Australia, after the pilot failed to report arrival. The airplane was operated by Hardy Aviation Pty Ltd. The pilot and passenger were fatally injured and the airplane was destroyed.

This accident is under the jurisdiction of, and is being investigated by, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau. Further information can be obtained by contacting them at:

15 Mort St, Braddon ACT 2612, Australia
PO Box 967, Civic Square ACT 2608, Australia

Phone +61 2 6230 4408

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