On 16 January 1999, Uzu Air Britten-Norman Islander VH-XFF was operating a passenger and cargo flight from Horn Island,NT with 3 passengers and 1 Pilot, when on final approach the Pilot in command noticed a vehicle was parked on the runway with nobody attending to it. The Pilot initiated a go-around. Witnesses reported the aircraft entered a shallow climb before pitching sharply right and crashing into a tidal flat. The Pilot and two passengers were killed. The Surviving passenger was seriously injured.