Carriage of Dangerous Goods – LPG bottles

Dangerous Good Item

Operational situation

What can be carried

Additional Comments

Petroleum gases, liquefied (LPG)

UN1075

Class 2.1 Flammable Gas

Passenger aircraft

Forbidden

Refer Technical Instructions Table 3-1 Dangerous Goods List p3-2-172

Cargo aircraft only

Limit 150 kg

Refer Technical Instructions Table 3-1 Dangerous Goods List p3-2-172

Passenger aircraft - CAR Part 92.11 Exceptions

(c) A person may offer or accept dangerous goods for carriage by air that are for the recreational use of a passenger without complying with this Part if—

(1) the dangerous goods are carried in an unpressurised aircraft that— (i) has a MCTOW of 5700 kg or less; and (ii) is on a domestic VFR flight; and

(2) the dangerous goods are not listed in the Dangerous Goods List in the Technical Instructions as being forbidden for carriage by air in an aircraft that carries passengers; and …

Forbidden

Refer 92.11(c)(2), LPG is listed in the Dangerous Goods list in the Technical Instructions as being forbidden for carriage by air in an aircraft that carries passengers

Passenger aircraft - Special Provision A1:

This article or substance may be transported on passenger aircraft only with the prior approval of the appropriate authority of the State of Origin and the State of the Operator under the written conditions established by those authorities. The conditions must include the quantity limitations and packing requirements and these must comply with S-3;1.2.2 of the Supplement. A copy of the document(s) of approval, showing the quantity limitations and packing requirements, must accompany the consignment.

Limit 5 kg

Requires CAA approval, as per special provision A1.

Refer Technical Instructions Supplement Table S-3-1 Dangerous Goods List p S-3-3-18