The ATSB is investigating an accident involving a DH84 Dragon aircraft that was reported missing in Queensland on 1 October 2012.The aircraft departed Monto that day with six persons on board. The pilot later reported entering cloud and requested assistance from air traffic control to exit those conditions. Communication with the aircraft was subsequently lost. A search for the aircraft was coordinated by Australian Search and Rescue (AusSAR). The aircraft wreckage was located south-west of Gympie on 3 October 2012.The ATSB has dispatched a team of four investigators to begin the on-site phase of the investigation. The team comprises experts in aircraft operations, aircraft maintenance and flight systems.
If you have any information about the accident please call the ATSB on 1800 020 616.