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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203855
Last updated: 10 May 2021
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Time:16:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Owner/operator:Goldfields Air Services (Texrio Pty Ltd)
Registration: VH-TUX
MSN: 17263713
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Near Burra Rock, WA (72km southwest of Kalgoorlie) -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Kalgoorlie YPKG
Destination airport:Kalgoorlie YPKG
The aircraft was returning from fire spotting work when it experienced engine failure due fuel exhaustion. The crew conducted a forced landing in scrub resulting in some damage. There were no injuries.



Photo of VH-TUX courtesy

Perth - Jandakot (YPJT / JAD)
6 April 1975; (c) Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)

Revision history:

05-Jan-2018 11:15 Iceman 29 Added
05-Jan-2018 11:35 gerard57 Updated [Date]
06-Jan-2018 09:23 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Narrative]
15-Mar-2018 07:48 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
14-Dec-2018 13:31 Kardz Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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